Jeannette Rankin's Credentials, 1916

Tue, 2013-04-23 15:51 -- administrator

Woman suffrage was won in Montana in 1914. In the first state election with women voting, the state elected the first woman in Congress. Rankin's 1940 campaign resulted in her return to the House after a 22-year absence.

Records of the U.S. House of Representatives, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.

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