Jennie Cave

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Jennie Cave
33rd Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
In office
1975 – 1977[1]
Preceded by Donald J. Irwin
Succeeded by William A. Collins
Personal details
Born (1902-11-25)November 25, 1902[2]
Norwalk, Connecticut
Died June 3, 2001(2001-06-03) (aged 98)
Norwalk, Connecticut
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Captain Lloyd G. Cave[3]
Residence 9 Camp Street, Norwalk, Connecticut

Jennie Ferris Bodwell Cave (born November 25, 1902, Norwalk, Connecticut—June 3, 2001, Norwalk, Connecticut) was the first woman to be elected mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut in the city's history. She ran several times, and served one term.[4]


The Common Council Chambers in City Hall is named for her.[5]


Preceded by
Donald J. Irwin
Mayor of Norwalk, Connecticut
Succeeded by
William A. Collins