Frances Willard Chapman 1897 - 1963
|Frances Willard Chapman|
|Born||October 20, 1897|
Wise County, VA
|Died||January 1, 1963 (aged 65)|
Franklin County, KY
|Parent(s)||Clinton Chapman & Sallie Dona Beatty|
Frances Willard Chapman was born October 20, 1897 to Clinton Young Chapman and Sallie Dona Beaty. She was born in the town of Gladeville in Wise County, Virginia which has since been renamed to Norton, Virginia. Frances was the youngest of eight children of Clinton and Sallie.
Frances was employed as a clerk of the Harlan County, Kentucky Circuit Court. During the 1939 election season, her boss was called to manage offices at the state capitol in Frankfort and Frances was hired along. Frances worked in state offices until her death in 1963.