Women in the United States Congress: 1917-2011
DIANE Publishing, Jun 1, 2011 - 107 pages
This report identifies the names, committee assignments, dates of service, and (for Representatives) congressional districts of the 274 women who have served in Congress. Contents: Introduction; Historical Overview of Women in Congress; Women in Congress as Compared with Women in Other Legislative Bodies; Female Firsts in Congress; Length of Service; How Women Enter Congress; Women Who Have Served In Both Houses; Women in Leadership Positions; African American Women in Congress; Asian American Women in Congress; Hispanic Women in Congress. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand edition of an important, hard-to-find publication.
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