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Politicians in the National Women's Hall of Fame
(Seneca Falls, N.Y.)

in chronological order

  Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962) — also known as Anna Eleanor Roosevelt — of Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y. Born in New York, New York County, N.Y., October 11, 1884. Democrat. Delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, 1945-53; member, United Nations Commission on Human Rights; newspaper columnist; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1952, 1956, 1960; member, President's Commission on the Status of Women, 1961-62. Female. Member, League of Women Voters; NAACP. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1973. Died, of tuberculosis, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., November 7, 1962 (age 78 years, 27 days). Interment at Roosevelt Home, Hyde Park, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Elliott Bulloch Roosevelt (1860-1894) and Anna (Hall) Roosevelt (1863-1892); sister of Gracie Hall Roosevelt (1891-1941; who married Dorothy Kemp Roosevelt (1898-1985)); married, March 17, 1905, to Franklin Delano Roosevelt; mother of James Roosevelt, Elliott Roosevelt and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr.; niece of Corinne Roosevelt Robinson and Theodore Roosevelt; grandniece of Robert Barnwell Roosevelt; great-grandniece of James I. Roosevelt; second great-grandniece of William Bellinger Bulloch; third great-granddaughter of Archibald Bulloch; first cousin of Theodore Douglas Robinson, Alice Lee Roosevelt Longworth, Corinne Robinson Alsop, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and William Sheffield Cowles; first cousin once removed of Corinne A. Chubb and John deKoven Alsop; second cousin thrice removed of Philip DePeyster; second cousin four times removed of Nicholas Roosevelt, Jr..
  Political family: Roosevelt family of New York City, New York (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Eleanor Roosevelt: Hazel Rowley, Franklin and Eleanor: An Extraordinary Marriage — Maurine H. Beasley, Eleanor Roosevelt: Transformative First Lady
  Margaret Chase Smith (1897-1995) — also known as Margaret Chase — of Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine. Born in Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, December 14, 1897. Republican. School teacher; business executive for Maine Telephone & Telegraph Co., for a country newspaper, and for the Cummings Woolen Co.; member of Maine Republican State Committee, 1930-36; U.S. Representative from Maine 2nd District, 1940-49; U.S. Senator from Maine, 1949-73; defeated, 1972; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 1964. Female. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1973; received the Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1989. Died May 29, 1995 (age 97 years, 166 days). Cremated; ashes interred at Margaret Chase Smith Library, Skowhegan, Maine.
  Relatives: Daughter of George Emery Chase and Carrie (Murray) Chase; married, May 14, 1930, to Clyde Harold Smith (1876-1940).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Margaret Chase Smith: Janann Sherman, No Place for a Woman : A Life of Senator Margaret Chase Smith — Eric R. Crouse, An American Stand: Senator Margaret Chase Smith and the Communist Menace, 1948-1972
Elizabeth Cady Stanton Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902) — also known as Elizabeth Smith Cady — of Seneca Falls, Seneca County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Johnstown, Fulton County, N.Y., November 12, 1815. Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York, 1868. Female. Member, American Anti-Slavery Society. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1973. Died, of heart failure, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., October 26, 1902 (age 86 years, 348 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Daniel Cady and Margaret (Livingston) Cady (1784-1871); married, May 1, 1840, to Henry Brewster Stanton; granddaughter of James Livingston; second great-granddaughter of Robert Livingston the Younger and Dirck Ten Broeck; third great-granddaughter of Pieter Schuyler (1657-1724); third great-grandniece of Robert Livingston the Elder and Johannes Schuyler (1668-1747); fourth great-granddaughter of Dirck Wesselse Ten Broeck; first cousin of Gerrit Smith (1797-1874); first cousin twice removed of Jeremiah Van Rensselaer and Robert Van Rensselaer; first cousin thrice removed of Philip P. Schuyler; first cousin four times removed of John Livingston, Robert Livingston (1688-1775), Gilbert Livingston, Johannes Schuyler (1697-1746) and Cornelis Cuyler; first cousin five times removed of David Davidse Schuyler and Myndert Davidtse Schuyler; second cousin once removed of Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Edward Livingston (1764-1836), Stephen Van Rensselaer, Peter Robert Livingston (1766-1847), Philip Schuyler Van Rensselaer, Jacob Rutsen Van Rensselaer, Philip Jeremiah Schuyler, Maturin Livingston, Rensselaer Westerlo and Edward Philip Livingston; second cousin twice removed of Pieter Schuyler (1746-1792) and Peter Samuel Schuyler; second cousin thrice removed of Stephanus Bayard, Robert Livingston (1708-1790), Peter Van Brugh Livingston, Robert Gilbert Livingston, Philip Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1718-1775), William Livingston, Philip John Schuyler, Matthew Clarkson (1733-1800) and Stephen John Schuyler; third cousin of Philip Schuyler, James Alexander Hamilton, Peter Robert Livingston (1789-1859), Edward Livingston (1796-1840) and Henry Bell Van Rensselaer; third cousin once removed of Henry Walter Livingston, Peter Gansevoort, John Jacob Astor III, Kiliaen Van Rensselaer and Cortlandt Schuyler Van Rensselaer; third cousin twice removed of Nicholas Bayard, Peter Robert Livingston (1737-1794), Walter Livingston, Philip Peter Livingston, Henry Brockholst Livingston, Matthew Clarkson (1758-1825), Pierre Van Cortlandt, Jr., William Waldorf Astor, Robert Ray Hamilton and Robert Reginald Livingston; third cousin thrice removed of William Astor Chanler, Lewis Stuyvesant Chanler and John Eliot Thayer, Jr.; fourth cousin once removed of Jeremiah Mason, Peter Augustus Jay, William Jay, Charles Ludlow Livingston, Hamilton Fish, George Washington Schuyler and Philip N. Schuyler.
  Political families: Livingston-Schuyler family of New York; Demarest family of New York; Birney family of Danville, Kentucky (subsets of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Lori D. Ginzberg, Elizabeth Cady Stanton: An American Life
  Image source: American Monthly Review of Reviews, December 1902
Carrie Chapman Catt Carrie Chapman Catt (1859-1947) — also known as Carrie Lane; Carrie Chapman — of Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa; New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Ripon, Fond du Lac County, Wis., January 9, 1859. School teacher; superintendent of schools; suffragette; president, National American Woman Suffrage Association, 1900-04 (succeeding Susan B. Anthony) and 1915-20; founder of the League of Women Voters; Dry candidate for delegate to New York convention to ratify 21st amendment, 1933. Female. Member, League of Women Voters. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1982. Died, from a heart attack, in New Rochelle, Westchester County, N.Y., March 9, 1947 (age 88 years, 59 days). Interment at Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Lucius Lane and Maria (Clinton) Lane; married, February 12, 1885, to Leo Chapman (died 1886); married, June 10, 1890, to George W. Catt (died 1905).
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: U.S. postage stamp (1948)
Frances Perkins Frances Perkins (1882-1965) — also known as Mrs. Paul Caldwell Wilson — of Newcastle, Lincoln County, Maine. Born in Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., April 10, 1882. Democrat. Sociologist; New York State Industrial Commissioner, 1929-33; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1933-45; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1948. Female. Episcopalian. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. First woman to serve in the Cabinet; inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1982. Died in New York City (unknown county), N.Y., May 14, 1965 (age 83 years, 34 days). Interment at Cemetery on River Road, Newcastle, Maine.
  Relatives: Daughter of Frederick W. Perkins and Susan Perkins; married, September 26, 1913, to Paul Caldwell Wilson.
  See also NNDB dossier
  Books about Frances Perkins: Kirstin Downey, The Woman Behind the New Deal: The Life of Frances Perkins, FDR'S Secretary of Labor and His Moral Conscience
  Image source: Social Security Administration
  Barbara Charline Jordan (1936-1996) — also known as Barbara Jordan — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., February 21, 1936. Democrat. Member of Texas state senate, 1967; U.S. Representative from Texas 18th District, 1973-79; speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Lesbian. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1990; received the Spingarn Medal in 1992, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1994. Died of leukemia and multiple sclerosis, January 17, 1996 (age 59 years, 330 days). Interment at Texas State Cemetery, Austin, Tex.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Barbara Jordan: Mary Beth Rogers, Barbara Jordan : American Hero — Ann Fears Crawford, Barbara Jordan : Breaking the Barriers (for young readers)
  Shirley Anita Chisholm (1924-2005) — also known as Shirley Chisholm; Shirley Anita St. Hill — of Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., November 30, 1924. Democrat. Member of New York state assembly, 1965-68 (Kings County 17th District 1965, 45th District 1966, 55th District 1967-68); U.S. Representative from New York 12th District, 1969-83; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980; Honorary Co-Chair, 1984; speaker, 1988. Female. Methodist. African ancestry. Member, League of Women Voters; NAACP; Americans for Democratic Action; National Organization for Women; Urban League; Delta Sigma Theta. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993. Died in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Fla., January 1, 2005 (age 80 years, 32 days). Entombed in mausoleum at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Christopher St. Hill and Ruby (Seale) St. Hill; married, October 8, 1949, to Conrad Chisholm (divorced 1977); married, November 26, 1977, to Arthur Hardwick, Jr. (1916-1986).
  Cross-reference: Bevan Dufty
  Campaign slogan: "Unbought and unbossed."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Betty Friedan (1921-2006) — also known as Bettye Naomi Goldstein — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Peoria, Peoria County, Ill., February 4, 1921. Democrat. University professor; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1984. Female. Jewish and Russian ancestry. Member, National Organization for Women; Phi Beta Kappa. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993. Died, of heart failure, in Washington, D.C., February 4, 2006 (age 85 years, 0 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Harry Goldstein and Miriam (Horowitz) Goldstein; married, June 12, 1947, to Carl Friedan (divorced 1969).
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Betty Friedan: The Feminine Mystique — The Second Stage — The Fountain of Age — Life So Far
  Ella Tambussi Grasso (1919-1981) — also known as Ella T. Grasso; Ella Rose Tambussi — of Windsor Locks, Hartford County, Conn. Born in Windsor Locks, Hartford County, Conn., May 10, 1919. Democrat. Member of Connecticut state house of representatives, 1953-57; member of Democratic National Committee from Connecticut, 1956-58; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Connecticut, 1956 (alternate), 1960, 1968; co-chair, Resolutions and Platform Committee, co-chair, 1964, co-chair, 1968; secretary of state of Connecticut, 1959-71; delegate to Connecticut state constitutional convention 6th District, 1965; U.S. Representative from Connecticut 6th District, 1971-75; Governor of Connecticut, 1975-80; resigned 1980. Female. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Urban League; American Association of University Women; League of Women Voters; Phi Beta Kappa. Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom posthumously in 1981; inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993. Died in Hartford, Hartford County, Conn., February 5, 1981 (age 61 years, 271 days). Interment at St. Mary's Cemetery, Windsor Locks, Conn.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
Martha W. Griffiths Martha Wright Griffiths (1912-2003) — also known as Martha W. Griffiths; Martha Edna Wright — of Detroit, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Pierce City, Lawrence County, Mo., January 29, 1912. Democrat. Lawyer; member of Michigan Democratic State Central Committee, 1947; member of Michigan state house of representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1949-52; defeated in primary, 1946; U.S. Representative from Michigan 17th District, 1955-74; defeated, 1952; recorder's court judge in Michigan, 1953; appointed 1953; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956, 1968, 1984, 1988; Lieutenant Governor of Michigan, 1983-90. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Order of the Eastern Star. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993. Died in 2003 (age about 91 years). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Charles Elbridge Wright and Nell (Sullinger) Wright; married to Hicks George Griffiths (1910-1996).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: Michigan Manual 1957-58
  Constance Baker Motley (1921-2005) — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in New Haven, New Haven County, Conn., September 14, 1921. Democrat. Member of New York state senate 21st District, 1964-65; alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1964; borough president of Manhattan, New York, 1965-66; U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of New York, 1966-86; took senior status 1986. Female. African ancestry. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993; received the Spingarn Medal in 2003. Died, from congestive heart failure, in NYU Downtown Hospital, Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., September 28, 2005 (age 84 years, 14 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of McCullough Alva Baker and Rachel (Huggins) Baker; married to Joel Wilson Motley, Jr.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Constance Baker Motley: Equal Justice Under Law : An Autobiography
  Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973) — of Missoula, Missoula County, Mont.; Carmel, Monterey County, Calif. Born near Missoula, Missoula County, Mont., June 11, 1880. Social worker; U.S. Representative from Montana, 1917-19, 1941-43 (2nd District 1917-19, 1st District 1941-43); National candidate for U.S. Senator from Montana, 1918. Female. Member, American Civil Liberties Union. Voted against U.S. participation in World Wars I and II; inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1993. Died in Carmel, Monterey County, Calif., May 18, 1973 (age 92 years, 341 days). Interment at Missoula Cemetery, Missoula, Mont.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Rankin (1840-1904) and Olive (Pickering) Rankin (1853-1947); sister of Wellington Duncan Rankin (1884-1966) (who married Opal Louise Replogle).
  Political family: Galt family of Martinsdale, Montana.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
Bella S. Abzug Bella Savitzky Abzug (1920-1998) — also known as Bella S. Abzug; Bella Savitzky; "Battlin' Bella"; "Mother Courage"; "Bellicose Bella" — of Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Bronx, Bronx County, N.Y., July 24, 1920. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York, 1971-77 (19th District 1971-73, 20th District 1973-77); defeated, 1978 (18th District), 1986 (20th District); delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1972, 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1996; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1976; candidate in primary for mayor of New York City, N.Y., 1977; member of Democratic National Committee from New York, 1993. Female. Jewish. Member, Urban League; National Organization for Women; American Civil Liberties Union; Americans for Democratic Action; American Jewish Congress. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1994. Died, of complications from heart surgery, in Manhattan, New York County, N.Y., March 31, 1998 (age 77 years, 250 days). Interment at Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Glendale, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Emanuel Savitzky (1882-1933) and Esther Savitzky; married, June 4, 1944, to Maurice Martin Abzug (1916-1986).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: Library of Congress
  Geraldine Anne Ferraro (1935-2011) — also known as Geraldine Ferraro — of Forest Hills, Queens, Queens County, N.Y.; Manhattan, New York County, N.Y. Born in Newburgh, Orange County, N.Y., August 26, 1935. Democrat. School teacher; lawyer; U.S. Representative from New York 9th District, 1979-85; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1980, 1984 (chair, Platform Committee), 1996; candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1984; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from New York, 1992, 1998. Female. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1994. Died, from multiple myeloma, in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Suffolk County, Mass., March 26, 2011 (age 75 years, 212 days). Interment at St. John's Cemetery, Middle Village, Queens, N.Y.
  Relatives: Daughter of Dominick Ferraro and Antonetta (Corrieri) Ferraro; married to John A. Zaccaro.
  Epitaph: "Beloved daughter, wife, mother and grandmother. First woman to run for Vice-President on a national party ticket."
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Elizabeth Hanford Dole (b. 1936) — also known as Elizabeth Dole; Liddy Dole; Mary Elizabeth Hanford — of North Carolina. Born in Salisbury, Rowan County, N.C., July 29, 1936. Republican. Member, Federal Trade Commission, 1973-79; U.S. Secretary of Transportation, 1983-87; U.S. Secretary of Labor, 1989-90; president, American Red Cross, 1991-2000; candidate for Republican nomination for President, 2000; U.S. Senator from North Carolina, 2003-. Female. Presbyterian. Member, Phi Beta Kappa. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1995. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of John Van Hanford (1893-1978) and Mary Ella (Cathey) Hanford (1901-2004); married, December 6, 1975, to Robert Joseph Dole (1923-).
  Cross-reference: David Rouzer
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Elizabeth Dole: Unlimited Partners : Our American Story (1988)
  Sandra Day O'Connor (b. 1930) — also known as Sandra Day — of Paradise Valley, Maricopa County, Ariz. Born in El Paso, El Paso County, Tex., March 26, 1930. Republican. Member of Arizona state senate, 1969-74; alternate delegate to Republican National Convention from Arizona, 1972; superior court judge in Arizona, 1975-79; Judge, Arizona Court of Appeals, 1979-81; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1981-2006. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Order of the Coif. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1995. Still living as of 2014.
  Relatives: Daughter of Harry Alan Day and Ada Mae (Wilkey) Day; married 1952 to John J. O'Connor III.
  Cross-reference: Philip J. Berg
  See also NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Sandra Day O'Connor: The Majesty of the Law: Reflections of a Supreme Court Justice (2003) — Lazy B : Growing up on a Cattle Ranch in the American Southwest, with H. Alan Day (2002)
  Books about Sandra Day O'Connor: Joane Biskupic, Sandra Day O'Connor: How the First Woman on the Supreme Court Became Its Most Influential Justice — Lisa Tucker McElroy & Courtney O'Connor, Meet My Grandmother : She's a Supreme Court Justice (for young readers) — Jean Kinney Williams, Sandra Day O'Connor: Lawyer and Supreme Court Justice (for young readers)
  Patricia Scott Schroeder (b. 1940) — also known as Patricia Schroeder; Patricia Nell Scott — of Denver, Colo. Born in Portland, Multnomah County, Ore., July 30, 1940. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Representative from Colorado 1st District, 1973-97; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Colorado, 1996; Co-Chair, 1984. Female. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; League of Women Voters. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1995. Still living as of 2014.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Patricia Schroeder: Joan A. Lowy, Pat Schroeder: A Woman of the House
  Oveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) — also known as Oveta Culp — of Houston, Harris County, Tex. Born in Killeen, Bell County, Tex., January 19, 1905. Democrat. Served in Women's Army Corps during World War II; president, editor and publisher of Houston Post newspaper; director, radio station KPRC; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1953-55; member, Commission on Intergovernmental Relations, 1953-55. Female. Episcopalian. Member, Junior League. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1996. Died, from a stroke, in Houston, Harris County, Tex., August 16, 1995 (age 90 years, 209 days). Interment at Glenwood Cemetery, Houston, Tex.
  Relatives: Daughter of I. W. Culp and Emma (Hoover) Culp; married, February 23, 1931, to William Pettus Hobby; mother of Jessica Hobby (who married Henry Edward Catto, Jr.) and William Pettus Hobby, Jr. (1932-); grandmother of Paul William Hobby.
  Political family: Hobby family of Houston, Texas.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Madeleine Korbel Albright (b. 1937) — also known as Madeleine K. Albright; Marie Jana Korbelova; Madeleine Korbel — Born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czechia), May 15, 1937. University professor; U.S. Representative to United Nations, 1993; U.S. Secretary of State, 1997-2001. Female. Episcopalian. Czech and Jewish ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations. First woman to serve as Secretary of State. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1998. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Daughter of Josef Korbel and Anna Spiegelova; married 1959 to Joseph Medill Patterson Albright (divorced 1982-83; second great-grandson of Joseph Meharry Medill (1823-1899)).
  Political family: McCormick-Guggenheim-Morton-Medill family of Illinois and New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Madeleine Albright: Madam Secretary: A Memoir (2003) — Read My Pins: Stories from a Diplomat's Jewel Box (2009)
  Books about Madeleine Albright: Michael Dobbs, Madeleine Albright: A twentieth-century odyssey — Thomas W. Lippman, Madeleine Albright and the New American Diplomacy — Robert Maass, UN Ambassador: A Behind-The-Scenes Look at Madeleine Albright's World — Thomas Blood, Madam Secretary: A Biography of Madeleine Albright — Judy L. Hasday, Madeleine Albright, Stateswoman (for young readers)
  Rozanne Lejeanne Ridgway (b. 1935) — also known as Rozanne L. Ridgway — of Washington, D.C. Born in Minnesota, 1935. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Finland, 1977-80; East Germany, 1982. Female. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1998. Still living as of 1998.
  See also U.S. State Dept career summary — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Edith Nourse Rogers (1881-1960) — also known as Edith Frances Nourse — of Lowell, Middlesex County, Mass. Born in Saco, York County, Maine, 1881. Republican. Presidential Elector for Massachusetts, 1924; U.S. Representative from Massachusetts 5th District, 1925-60; died in office 1960. Female. Congregationalist; later Episcopalian. Member, American Legion Auxiliary. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 1998. Died September 10, 1960 (age about 79 years). Interment at Lowell Cemetery, Lowell, Mass.
  Relatives: Daughter of Franklin Nourse and Edith Francis (Riversmith) Nourse; married, October 2, 1907, to John Jacob Rogers (1881-1925).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Janet Reno (1938-2016) — of Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Miami, Dade County (now Miami-Dade County), Fla., July 21, 1938. Democrat. Lawyer; Dade County State's Attorney, 1978-93; U.S. Attorney General, 1993-2001; the first female U.S. attorney general; candidate in primary for Governor of Florida, 2002. Female. Danish ancestry. Member, American Bar Association; American Judicature Society. Inducted, Florida Women's Hall of Fame, 1993; inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2000. Died in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Fla., November 7, 2016 (age 78 years, 109 days). Burial location unknown.
  Relatives: Daughter of Henry Reno and Jane (Wood) Reno.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Janet Reno: Paul Anderson, Janet Reno : Doing the Right Thing
  Victoria Woodhull (1838-1927) — also known as Victoria California Claflin — Born in Homer, Licking County, Ohio, September 23, 1838. Candidate for President of the United States, 1872, 1888 (Equal Rights). Female. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2001. Died in Bredon's Norton, Worcester (now Bredon, Worcestershire), England, June 9, 1927 (age 88 years, 259 days). Cremated; ashes scattered in English Channel; cenotaph at Tewkesbury Abbey, Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England.
  Relatives: Daughter of Reuben Buckman Claflin (1796-1885) and Roxanna (Hummel) Claflin (1804-1889); married to Canning H. Woodhull (1825-1872; third cousin of Caleb Smith Woodhull (1792-1866)), James Harvey Blood (1833-1885) and John Biddulph Martin (1841-1897).
  Political family: Woodhull family of New York City, New York.
  See also Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020) — of Washington, D.C. Born in Brooklyn, Kings County, N.Y., March 15, 1933. Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, 1980-93; Associate Justice of U.S. Supreme Court, 1993-. Female. Jewish. Member, American Bar Association; Council on Foreign Relations; American Academy of Arts and Sciences; American Civil Liberties Union; American Jewish Congress; Phi Alpha Delta. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2002. Died in Washington, D.C., September 18, 2020 (age 87 years, 187 days). Burial location unknown.
  See also NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Patricia Roberts Harris (1924-1985) — also known as Patricia Roberts — of Washington, D.C. Born in Mattoon, Coles County, Ill., May 31, 1924. Democrat. Presidential Elector for District of Columbia, 1964; delegate to Democratic National Convention from District of Columbia, 1964; U.S. Ambassador to Luxembourg, 1965-67; U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, 1977-79; U.S. Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare, 1979-80; U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1980-81. Female. African ancestry. First African-American woman cabinet member; inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2003. Died in Washington, D.C., March 23, 1985 (age 60 years, 296 days). Interment at Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D.C.
  Relatives: Married 1955 to William Beasley Harris.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Patsy Takemoto Mink (1927-2002) — also known as Patsy T. Mink; "Patsy Pink" — of Waipahu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii; Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii. Born in Paia, Island of Maui, Maui County, Hawaii, December 6, 1927. Democrat. Member of Hawaii territorial House of Representatives, 1956-58; member of Hawaii territorial senate, 1958-59; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Hawaii, 1960, 1980, 1996, 2000; member of Hawaii state senate, 1962-64; U.S. Representative from Hawaii, 1965-77, 1990-2002 (at-large 1965-71, 2nd District 1971-77, 1990-2002); died in office 2002; candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 1972; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Hawaii, 1976; candidate in primary for Governor of Hawaii, 1986; candidate for mayor of Honolulu, Hawaii, 1988. Female. Protestant. Asian/Pacific ancestry. Member, NAACP; Americans for Democratic Action. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2003. Died, of pneumonia, at the Straub Clinic and Hospital, Honolulu, Island of Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, September 28, 2002 (age 74 years, 296 days). Burial location unknown.
  Cross-reference: Mason Altiery
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
Florence Ellinwood Allen Florence Ellinwood Allen (1884-1966) — also known as Florence E. Allen — of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio; Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio. Born in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, March 23, 1884. Democrat. Lawyer; common pleas court judge in Ohio, 1921-22; justice of Ohio state supreme court, 1922-34; candidate in primary for U.S. Senator from Ohio, 1926; Judge of U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit, 1934-59; took senior status 1959. Female. Congregationalist. Member, American Bar Association; Daughters of the American Revolution; Phi Beta Kappa; Kappa Beta Pi; Delta Kappa Gamma; Kappa Delta Pi. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2005. Died in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, September 12, 1966 (age 82 years, 173 days). Interment at Waite Hill Village Cemetery, Waite Hill, Ohio.
  Relatives: Daughter of Clarence Emir Allen (1852-1932) and Corinne Marie (Tuckerman) Allen.
  See also federal judicial profile — Wikipedia article — Find-A-Grave memorial — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Image source: Bench and Bar of Northern Ohio (1921)
  Hillary Rodham Clinton (b. 1947) — also known as Hillary Clinton; Hillary Diane Rodham; "Hill"; "Evergreen" — of Chappaqua, Westchester County, N.Y. Born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., October 26, 1947. Democrat. Lawyer; U.S. Senator from New York, 2001-; delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004, 2008 (speaker); candidate for Democratic nomination for President, 2008; U.S. Secretary of State, 2009-13; candidate for President of the United States, 2016. Female. Methodist. Member, Phi Alpha Delta. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2005. Still living as of 2021.
  Relatives: Daughter of Hugh Ellsworth Rodham (1911-1993) and Dorothy Emma (Howell) Rodham (1919-2011); sister of Hugh Edwin Rodham (1950-); married, October 11, 1975, to William Jefferson Clinton; mother of Chelsea Clinton (daughter-in-law of Edward Maurice Mezvinsky and Marjorie Margolies-Mezvinsky).
  Political family: Clinton family of Wadesboro, North Carolina (subset of the Three Thousand Related Politicians).
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — Ballotpedia article — NNDB dossier — Internet Movie Database profile — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Hillary Clinton: Living History (2003) — An Invitation To The White House : At Home With History (2000) — It Takes A Village
  Books about Hillary Clinton: Joe Conason, The Hunting of the President : The Ten-Year Campaign to Destroy Bill and Hillary Clinton — Donnie Radcliffe, Hillary Rodham Clinton : A First Lady for Our Time — Gene Lyons, Fools for Scandal : How the Media Invented Whitewater — Gail Sheehy, Hillary's Choice — Michael Tomasky, Hillary's Turn : Inside Her Improbable, Victorious Senate Campaign — Sidney Blumenthal, The Clinton Wars — Bernard Ryan, Jr., Hillary Clinton : First Lady and Senator — Susan Estrich, The Case For Hillary Clinton — Dick Morris and Eileen McGann, Condi vs. Hillary : The Next Great Presidential Race — Jeff Gerth & Don Van Natta, Jr., Her Way : The Hopes and Ambitions of Hillary Rodham Clinton — Susan Morrison, ed., Thirty Ways of Looking at Hillary: Reflections by Women Writers — Jonathan Allen & Amie Parnes, HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton
  Critical books about Hillary Clinton: Barbara Olson, Hell to Pay : The Unfolding Story of Hillary Rodham Clinton — Peggy Noonan, The Case Against Hillary Clinton — R. Emmet Tyrell, Jr., Madame Hillary : The Dark Road to the White House — Jack Cashill, Ron Brown's Body : How One Man's Death Saved the Clinton Presidency and Hillary's Future — Christopher Hitchens, No One Left To Lie To: The Values of the Worst Family — Carl Limbacher, Hillary's Scheme : Inside the Next Clinton's Ruthless Agenda to Take the White House — Ed Klein, The Truth About Hillary : What She Knew, When She Knew It, and How Far She'll Go to Become President — Dick Morris, Rewriting History — David N. Bossie, Hillary: The Politics of Personal Destruction — Joyce Milton, The First Partner: Hillary Rodham Clinton
  Winona LaDuke (b. 1959) — of Ponsford, Becker County, Minn. Born in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, Calif., 1959. Green. Candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1996, 2000; received one electoral vote for Vice-President, 2016. Female. Ojibwe Indian ancestry. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2007. Still living as of 2016.
  Relatives: Daughter of Vincent LaDuke and Betty LaDuke.
  See also Wikipedia article — Internet Movie Database profile — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Coretta Scott King (1927-2006) — also known as Coretta Scott — of Montgomery, Montgomery County, Ala. Born in Heiberger, Perry County, Ala., April 27, 1927. Democrat. Speaker, Democratic National Convention, 1984, 1988. Female. African ancestry. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2011. Died in Playas de Rosarito, Baja California, January 30, 2006 (age 78 years, 278 days). Entombed at King Center Grounds, Atlanta, Ga.
  Relatives: Daughter of Obediah Scott (1899-1998) and Bernice (McMurray) Scott (1904-1996); married, June 18, 1953, to Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929-1968).
  Cross-reference: Joseph E. Lowery
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — Find-A-Grave memorial — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books about Coretta Scott King: Edythe Scott Bagley, Desert Rose: The Life and Legacy of Coretta Scott King
  Barbara Ann Mikulski (b. 1936) — also known as Barbara A. Mikulski — of Baltimore, Md. Born in Baltimore, Md., July 20, 1936. Democrat. U.S. Representative from Maryland 3rd District, 1977-87; U.S. Senator from Maryland, 1987-2017; defeated, 1974; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008. Female. Catholic. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2011. Still living as of 2019.
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame — Encyclopedia of American Loons
  Donna Edna Shalala (b. 1941) — also known as Donna E. Shalala — of Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Fla. Born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, February 14, 1941. Democrat. Served in the Peace Corps; university professor; president, Hunter College, City University of New York, 1980-88; chancellor, University of Wisconsin, 1988-92; U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, 1993-2001; president, University of Miami, 2001-15; U.S. Representative from Florida 27th District, 2019-. Female. Lebanese ancestry. Member, Council on Foreign Relations; Trilateral Commission; American Federation of Teachers. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2011. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Daughter of Joseph Abraham Shalala and Edna (Smith) Shalala.
  See also Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Nancy Pelosi (b. 1940) — also known as Annunciata D'Alesandro — of San Francisco, Calif. Born in Baltimore, Md., March 26, 1940. Democrat. California Democratic state chair, 1981-83; delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1988, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008; speaker, 1984, 1996; U.S. Representative from California, 1987-2018 (5th District 1987-93, 8th District 1993-2013, 12th District 2013-18); member of Democratic National Committee from California, 2004-08. Female. Catholic. Italian ancestry. Inducted, National Women's Hall of Fame, 2013. Still living as of 2019.
  Relatives: Daughter of Thomas Ludwig John D'Alesandro, Jr. and Annunciata (Lombardi) D'Alesandro; sister of Thomas Ludwig John D'Alesandro III (1929-); married, September 7, 1963, to Paul Francis Pelosi (brother of Ronald Virgil Pelosi); mother of Christine Pelosi.
  Political family: Pelosi-D'Alesandro family of San Francisco, California.
  Cross-reference: Cecile Richards
  See also congressional biography — Govtrack.us page — votes in Congress from the Washington Post — Wikipedia article — NNDB dossier — OurCampaigns candidate detail — National Women's Hall of Fame
  Books by Nancy Pelosi: Know Your Power: A Message to America's Daughters, with Amy Hill Hearth (2009)
  Books about Nancy Pelosi: Marc Sandalow, Madam Speaker: Nancy Pelosi's Life, Times, and Rise to Power — Ronald M. Peters, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New American Politics — Vincent Bzdek, Woman of the House: The Rise of Nancy Pelosi
  Critical books about Nancy Pelosi: Rochelle Schweizer, She's the Boss: The Disturbing Truth About Nancy Pelosi
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