Sunday, June 11, 2017

Jeannette Rankin born

Jeannette Rankin born » 1880

Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold national office in the United States. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives by the state of Montana in 1916, and again in 1940.[1]

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