Jean Leaf Elsner, 96
“This vote means that finally women count!"
Born December 1919 in Cleveland, OH to parents who immigrated from Russia and Lithuania
Attended Ohio University on full scholarship, earning bachelor’s degree
Served in Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II
Has pursued higher education continually, including a record 35 years of courses at Cleveland State University
Three sons, one granddaughter (a recent Harvard Law School graduate)
"This vote means that finally women count!"