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Women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1970–1979


Name Party-State Dates served
Bella Savitzky Abzug Dem.-N.Y. 1971–1977
Ella Tambussi Grasso Dem.-Conn. 1971–1975
Louise Day Hicks Dem.-Mass. 1971–1973
Elizabeth Bullock Andrews Dem.-Ala. 1972–1973
Yvonne Brathwaite Burke Dem.-Calif. 1973–1979
Marjorie Sewell Holt Rep.-Md. 1973–1987
Elizabeth Holtzman Dem.-N.Y. 1973–1981
Barbara Charline Jordan Dem.-Tex. 1973–1979
Patricia Scott Schroeder Dem.-Colo. 1973–1997
Corinne Claiborne (Lindy) Boggs Dem.-La. 1973–1991
Cardiss Collins Dem.-Ill. 1973–1997
Millicent Hammond Fenwick Rep.-N.J. 1975–1983
Martha Elizabeth Keys Dem.-Kans. 1975–1979
Marilyn Laird Lloyd Dem.-Tenn. 1975–1995
Helen Stevenson Meyner Dem.-N.J. 1975–1979
Virginia Dodd Smith Rep.-Nebr. 1975–1991
Gladys Noon Spellman Dem.-Md. 1975–1981
Shirley Neil Pettis Rep.-Calif. 1975–1979
Barbara Ann Mikulski 1 Dem.-Md. 1977–1987
May Rose Oakar Dem.-Ohio 1977–1993
Beverly Barton Butcher Byron Dem.-Md. 1979–1993
Geraldine Anne Ferraro Dem.-N.Y. 1979–1985
Olympia Jean Snowe 1 Rep.-Maine 1979–1995

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Women in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1970–1979

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