Women in the U.S House of Representatives 1917–1929

Name Party-State Dates served
Jeannette Rankin Rep.-Mont. 1917–1919; 1941–1943
Alice Mary Robertson Rep.-Okla. 1921–1923
Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck Rep.-Ill. 1922–1923
Mae Ella Nolan Rep.-Calif. 1923–1925
Florence Prag Kahn Rep.-Calif. 1925–1937
Mary Teresa Norton Dem.-N.J. 1925–1951
Edith Nourse Rogers Rep.-Mass. 1925–1960
Katherine Gudger Langley Rep.-Ky. 1927–1931
Pearl Peden Oldfield Dem.-Ark. 1929–1931
Ruth Hanna McCormick Rep.-Ill. 1929–1931
Ruth Bryan Owen Dem.-Fla. 1929–1933
Ruth Sears Baker Pratt Rep.-N.Y. 1929–1933

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Women in the U.S House of Representatives 1917–1929


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