A Jury of Her Peers Character Descriptions

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Minnie Foster

This is the maiden name of the suspect in the short story, who was a lively and pretty young woman.

Lewis Hale

This Iowa farmer is called on the day after the murder to participate in the investigation as a witness.

Martha Hale

This acquaintance of the suspect for over 20 years is the only character visible for the entire story.

George Henderson

This young county lawyer intends to prosecute the suspect for the murder of her husband.

Henry Peters

As a man of the law, this character's main goal is to convict the murderer.

Mrs. Peters

This character's first tendency is to discourage the female witness from rushing to conclusions and tampering with the evidence they uncover in the kitchen.

Sheriff Peters

This character is driven by the belief that he and his assembly of men can solve the crime of their own accord without the...

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