First female member of the House of Representatives (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)


Supported by the Republican Party, Jeannette Rankin was elected to serve as Representative for Montana, the first-ever female member of the U.S. House of Representatives.

Richert, Lucas Paul. "First female member of the House of Representatives". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 06 December 2016.]

Related Groups

  1. Feminism & Women's Studies