Women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1960–1969


Name Party-State Dates served
Julia Butler Hansen Dem.-Wash. 1960–1974
Catherine Dorris Norrell Dem.-Ark. 1961–1963
Louise Goff Reece Rep.-Tenn. 1961–1963
Corinne Boyd Riley Dem.-S.C. 1962–1963
Charlotte Thompson Reid Rep.-Ill. 1963–1971
Irene Bailey Baker Rep.-Tenn. 1964–1965
Patsy Takemoto Mink Dem.-Hawaii 1965–1977; 1990–2002
Lera Millard Thomas Dem.-Tex. 1966–1967
Margaret M. Heckler Rep.-Mass. 1967–1983
Shirley Anita Chisholm Dem.-N.Y. 1969–1983

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Women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1960–1969

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