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Women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1950–1959


Name Party-State Dates served
Marguerite Stitt Church Rep.-Ill. 1951–1963
Ruth Thompson Rep.-Mich. 1951–1957
Maude Elizabeth Kee Dem.-W.Va. 1951–1965
Vera Daerr Buchanan Dem.-Pa. 1951–1955
Gracie Bowers Pfost Dem.-Idaho 1953–1963
Leonor Kretzer Sullivan Dem.-Mo. 1953–1977
Mary Elizabeth Pruett Farrington 1 Rep.-Hawaii 1954–1957
Iris Faircloth Blitch Dem.-Ga. 1955–1963
Edith Starrett Green Dem.-Ore. 1955–1974
Martha Wright Griffiths Dem.-Mich. 1955–1974
Coya Gjesdal Knutson D-Minn. 1955–1959
Kathryn Elizabeth Granahan Dem.-Pa. 1956–1963
Florence Price Dwyer Rep.-N.J. 1957–1973
Catherine Dean May Rep.-Wash. 1959–1971
Edna Oakes Simpson Rep.-Ill. 1959–1961
Jessica McCullough Weis Rep.-N.Y. 1959–1963

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Women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1950–1959

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