Charl Ormond Williams is buried in Arlington Cemetery.
Charl Ormond Williams of Memphis — Appointed Superintendent of Shelby County Schools in 1914, she was elected vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee in June of 1920, the first woman to hold so high a post. In Nashville that August, she was chosen to lead the combined suffrage forces as overall chairman of ratification efforts. Later, in a long and distinguished career in Washington, D .C., she served as president of both the National Education Association and the Federation of Business and Professional Women's Clubs, as Vice President of Phi Beta Kappa, and was once named one of 12 women "competent to hold the position of President of the United States."
Charl O. Williams is buried in Arlington Cemetery.