First female member of the House of Representatives

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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.

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Richert, Lucas Paul. "First female member of the House of Representatives". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2008
[, accessed 06 October 2015.]

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  1. Feminism &Women Studies