Florence Isabel Fletcher (January 18, 1897 – February 24, 1996) was the second woman elected to Oakland city council, serving from 1949 to 1953.

Fletcher was born Florence Isabel Draper in Prairie City, Iowa to Edgar Ellis Draper and Cora Belle Hanes (Draper). She married Ralph Ansel Fletcher in 1920, and they had two children, Cora May Fletcher and Richard Ansel Fletcher, Jr.

Political Career

Fletcher was active with the California Council of Republican Women, and was president of the organization in 1948. 1

Links and References

  1. Political Notes and Comments Oakland Tribune October 24, 1948