Women in the United States Congress

This report identifies women who have served as U.S. Senators or Representatives. It notes their party affiliation, the States they have represented, the dates of their appointment or election, the length of their service, their committee assignments, and their service in committee chairmanships.

LC l4.42: 8 5 - /O6 G O V . Report No. 85-106 GOV WOMEN IN THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS by Mildred L. Amer Analyst i n American National Government Government D i v i s i o n July 13, 1983 Revised April 2 4 , 1985 GOVERNMENT DOCUMENS COLLECTION The Congressional Research Service works exclusively for the Congress, conducting research, analyzing legislation, and providing information at the request of committees, Members, and their staffs. The Service makes such research available, without partisan bias, in many forms including studies, reports, compilations, digests, and background briefings. Upon request, CRS assists committees in analyzing legislative proposals and issues, and in assessing the possible effects of these proposals and their alternatives. The Service's senior specialists and subject analysts are also available for personal consultations in their respective fields of expertise. ABSTRACT T h i s r e p o r t i d e n t i f i e s women who have s e r v e d a s U.S. Representatives. Senators o r It n o t e s t h e i r p a r t y a f f i l i a t i o n , t h e S t a t e s t h e y have r e p r e s e n t e d , t h e d a t e s of t h e i r appointment o r e l e c t i o n , t h e l e n g t h of t h e i r s e r v i c e , t h e i r committee assignments, and t h e i r s e r v i c e i n committee chairmanships. T h i s r e p o r t i s based i n p a r t on an e a r l i e r CRS r e p o r t by Barbara Schwemle. ................................................................. iii INTRODUCTION............................................................... 1 ALPHABETICAL LISTING OF WOMEN MEMBERS ...................................... 5 TABLE 1. Women i n Congress. 65th-99th Congresses. by Congress ............. 35 TABLE 2 . Women i n Congress. 65th-99th Congresses. by S t a t e ................ 47 TABLE 3 . Number of Women i n t h e U.S. Congress. 65th-99th Congresses ....... 53 CHART 1 . Number of Women i n U.S. Congress. 65th-99th Congresses ........... 54 ABSTRACT.. The a u t h o r wishes t o c r e d i t L a r r y Nunley w i t h t h e s e c r e t a r i a l p r o d u c t i o n of t h i s r e p o r t . INTRODUCTION There have been 120 women e l e c t e d o r appointed t o t h e U.S. Congress. J e a n n e t t e Rankin of Montanta has t h e d i s t i n c t i o n of being t h e f i r s t woman e l e c t e d t o s e r v e i n t h e Congress. On November 9 , 1916, s h e was e l e c t e d t o t h e House of R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s a s Montana's Representative-At-Large Congress (1917-1919). t o the 65th S i n c e t h a t t i m e , 119 o t h e r women have s e r v e d i n Congress. The 25 women s e r v i n g i n t h e 9 9 t h Congress, 23 i n t h e House and 2 i n t h e S e n a t e , r e p r e s e n t t h e l a r g e s t number of women e v e r t o s e r v e i n a s i n g l e c o n g r e s s . 11 Of t h e s e , 39 were There have been 106 women e l e c t e d t o t h e House. e l e c t e d t o f i l l v a c a n c i e s caused by t h e d e a t h o r r e s i g n a t i o n of a Member. Thirty-two of t h e s e were f i r s t e l e c t e d t o f i l l v a c a n c i e s caused by t h e d e a t h of t h e i r husband, and 16 have been s u b s e q u e n t l y r e e l e c t e d t o t h e i r own t e r m s . One woman was e l e c t e d t o complete t h e term of h e r f a t h e r who d i e d i n o f f i c e . There have been 15 women e l e c t e d o r appointed t o t h e Senate. Margaret Chase Smith of Maine i s t h e o n l y woman t o have served i n both Houses. She was e l e c t e d t o t h e House t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, and served from June 10, 1940, u n t i l January 3, 1949, when she began h e r S e n a t e service. When she l e f t t h e Senate on January 3 , 1973, s h e had s e r v e d t h e r e l o n g e r t h a n any o t h e r woman (24 y e a r s ) , a d i s t i n c t i o n s h e s t i l l e n j o y s . Rebecca Latimer F e l t o n of Georgia was t h e f i r s t woman t o s e r v e i n t h e Senate. She was appointed i n 1922 t o f i l l t h e unexpired term of a S e n a t o r who 1/ I n c l u d e s one d e l e g a t e from Hawaii. - had d i e d i n o f f i c e . I n a d d i t i o n t o b e i n g t h e f i r s t woman S e n a t o r , M s . FeLton h o l d s two o t h e r S e n a t e r e c o r d s . Her t e n u r e i n t h e S e n a t e h a s been t h e s h o r t e s t e v e r (one d a y ) , and a t t h e age of 8 7 , s h e was t h e o l d e s t p e r s o n e v e r t o b e g i n Senate s e r v i c e . Nancy Landon Kassebaum of Kansas and P a u l a Hawkins of F l o r i d a , b o t h of whom a r e s e r v i n g i n t h e 9 9 t h Congress, a r e t h e o n l y women t o have been e l e c t e d t o t h e S e n a t e w i t h o u t having f i r s t been e l e c t e d t o Congress t o f i l l u n e x p i r e d t e r m s of Members who r e s i g n e d o r d i e d i n o f f i c e . M s . Kassebaum was f i r s t e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 6 t h Congress (1979-1981) and M s . Hawkins was f i r s t e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress (1981-1983). S e n a t o r s Kassebaum and Hawkins a r e a l s o among o n l y f i v e women who have been e l e c t e d t o f u l l s i x - y e a r S e n a t e t e r m s . The o t h e r s were H a t t i e Caraway of Arkansas, Maurine Neuberger of Oregon, and Margaret Chase Smith of Maine. F i v e women e l e c t e d t o Congress, a l l t o t h e House, have been b l a c k . f i r s t was S h i r l e y Chisholm of New York who s e r v e d from 1969 t o 1973. The The o t h e r s were Yvonne B r a i t h w a i t e Burke, Barbara J o r d a n , K a t i e H a l l , and C a r d i s s C o l l i n s , who i s s e r v i n g i n t h e 9 9 t h Congress. Seven women, t o d a t e , have c h a i r e d c o n g r e s s i o n a l committees. They were S e n a t o r H a t t i e W. Caraway and R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s Martha W. G r i f f i t h s , Mae E l l a Nolan, Mary T. Norton, C a r o l i n e L. O'Day, Leonor K. S u l l i v a n , and E d i t h N. Rogers. M s . Rogers, from M a s s a c h u s e t t s , a l s o h o l d s t h e l o n g e v i t y r e c o r d of House s e r v i c e by women. She was e l e c t e d t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h o f h e r husband and s e r v e d from 1925 u n t i l h e r d e a t h i n 1960. T h i s r e p o r t p r e s e n t s i n f o r m a t i o n on women Members of Congress--information s e l e c t e d from t h e B i o g r a p h i c a l D i r e c t o r y of t h e American Congress f o r t h e 6 5 t h t h r o u g h t h e 9 1 s t Congresses and C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i r e c t o r i e s f o r t h e 92d t h r o u g h the 98th Congresses. Members are listed alphabetically together with information on their appointment or election, their State, congressional district, party affiliation, dates of service, committee assignments, and committee chairmanships. Table 1 lists women Representatives and Senators by Congress. in Congress by State. Table 2 lists women Table 3 lists the number of women, by Congress, who have served; and chart 1 illustrates the changing number of women serving in Congress since 1917. ALPHABETICAL LISTING 2/ ABEL, HAZEL HEMPEL. R e p u b l i c a n ; Nebraska, S e n a t o r . E l e c t e d t o t h e 83d Congress November 2 , 1954, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h o f S e n a t o r Dwight P. Griswold and f i l l e d i n t h e i n t e r i m by Mrs. Eva Bowring; sworn i n and s e a t e d November 8 , 1954; r e s i g n e d December 3 1 , 1954. Committee Assignments Congress S. F i n a n c e S. I n t e r s t a t e and F o r e i g n Commerce ABZUG, BELLA S. Democrat; New York, 1 9 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t (92d C o n g r e s s ) and 2 0 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t (93d-94th C o n g r e s s e s ) . E l e c t e d t o t h e 92d Congress November 3 , 1970; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 2 1 , 1971; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 93d-94th C o n g r e s s e s ; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1977. Committee Assignments Congress H. Government O p e r a t i o n s H. P u b l i c Works 21 B e f o r e t h e a d o p t i o n of t h e T w e n t i e t h Amendment t o t h e U.S. C o n s t i t u t i o n , e f f e c t i v e October 1 5 , 1933, t h e t e r m s of R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s and S e n a t o r s began o n March 4 t h , i n conformance w i t h a r e s o l u t i o n of t h e C o n t i n e n t a l Congress implementing t h e C o n s t i t u t i o n ( a d o p t e d September 1 3 , 1 7 8 8 ) . The T w e n t i e t h Amendment p r o v i d e s inter a li a t h a t t h e t e r m s of R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s and S e n a t o r s s h a l l commence a t noon on J a n u a r y 3 , i n t h e y e a r f o l l o w i n g t h e i r e l e c t i o n . The f i r s t Congress a f f e c t e d by t h e T w e n t i e t h Amendment was t h e 7 4 t h (1935-1937). However, Congress sometimes s e t s a d a t e o t h e r t h a n J a n u a r y 3 f o r commencement of a new C o n g r e s s ; t h u s , i n t h i s r e p o r t d a t e s sworn i n a r e sometimes l a t e r t h a n J a n u a r y 3 f o r a Member e l e c t e d i n t h e g e n e r a l e l e c t i o n . I n a d d i t i o n , Members e l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy a r e sworn i n and commence t h e i r t e r m s as s o o n a s i s p o s s i b l e , a s do S e n a t o r s a p p o i n t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. ALLEN, MARYON PITTMAN. Democrat; Alabama, S e n a t o r . Appointed t o t h e 9 5 t h Congress J u n e 8 , 1978, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband James B. A l l e n ; sworn i n and s e a t e d June 1 2 , 1978; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1979. Committee Assignments Congress S. A g r i c u l t u r e , N u t r i t i o n and F i s h e r i e s S. J u d i c i a r y ANDREWS, ELIZABETH B. Democrat; Alabama, 3d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 92d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d A p r i l 4, 1972, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, George W. Andrews; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 1 0 , 1972; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1973. Committee Assignment Congress H. P o s t O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e 92d ASHBROOK, JEAN. R e p u b l i c a n ; Ohio, 1 7 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d June 29, 1982, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, John Milan Ashbrook; sworn i n and s e a t e d J u l y 1 2 , 1982; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1983. Committee Assignment Congress H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s 97th BAKER, IRENE BAILEY. Republican; Tennessee, 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 8 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d March 1 0 , 1964, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Howard H. Baker; sworn i n and s e a t e d March 1 9 , 1964; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1965. Committee Assignment Congress H. Government O p e r a t i o n s 88th BENTLEY, HELEN DELICH. Republican; Maryland, 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 9 t h Congress November 6 , 1984; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1985. Committee Assignments H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s H. P u b l i c Works and T r a n s p o r t a t i o n H. S e l e c t Aging Congress BLITCH, IRIS FAIRCLOTH. Democrat; Georgia, 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 4 t h Congress November 2 , 1954; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5 , 1955; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 85th-87th Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1963. Committee Assignment Congress H. P u b l i c Works 84th-87th BOGGS, CORINNE C. (LINDY). Democrat; L o u i s i a n a , 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 93d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d March 20, 1973, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Thomas Hale Boggs, S r . ; sworn i n and s e a t e d March 27, 1973; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 94th-99th Congresses. Committee A s s i ~ n m e n t s H. H. H. H. H. Banking and Currency Banking, Currency and Housing House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n Appropriations S e l e c t C h i l d r e n , Youth, and F a m i l i e s Congress 93d 94th 94th 95th-99th 99th BOLAND, VERONICA GRACE. Democrat; P e n n s y l v a n i a , 1 1 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 7 t h Congress, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, P a t r i c k J . Boland; sworn i n and s e a t e d November 1 9 , 1942; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1943. Committee Assignment Congress None l i s t e d 77th BOLTON, FRANCES PAYNE. Republican; Ohio, 22d Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o . t h e 7 6 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d February 27, 1940, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, C h e s t e r C. Bolton; sworn i n and s e a t e d March 5 , 1940; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 77th-90th Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1969. Committee Assignments N. E l e c t i o n of P r e s i d e n t , Vice P r e s i d e n t , and R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s i n Congress H. Expenditures i n Executive Departments H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s Congress BOSONE, REVA ZILPHA BECK. Democrat; Utah, 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 1 s t Congress November 2 , 1948; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1949; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 82d Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1953. Committee Assignments Congress H. P u b l i c Lands H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s BOUQUARD, MARILYN. S e e , Lloyd. BOXER, BARBARA. Democrat; C a l i f o r n i a , 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 8 t h Congress November 2 , 1982; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1983; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 9 t h Congress. Committee Assignments H. H. H. H. Government O p e r a t i o n s Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s Budget S e l e c t C h i l d r e n , Youth, and F a m i l i e s Congress 98th-99th 98th 99th 99th BOWRING, EVA KELLY. Republican; Nebraska, S e n a t o r . Appointed t o t h e 83d Congress A p r i l 1 6 , 1954, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of S e n a t o r Dwight P. Griswold; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 26, 1954; term e x p i r e d November 8 , 1954, a f t e r an e l e c t i o n w a s h e l d t o f i l l G r i s w o l d ' s unexpired term. Committee Assignments Congress S. I n t e r s t a t e and F o r e i g n Commerce S. Labor and P u b l i c Welfare S. P o s t O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e BUCHANAN, VERA DAERR. Democrat; P e n n s y l v a n i a , 3 0 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 82d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d J u l y 24, 1951, t o f i l l t h e v a c a n c y caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Frank Buchanan; sworn i n and s e a t e d August 1, 1951; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 83d-84th Congresses; d i e d i n o f f i c e November 26, 1955. Committee Assignments H. H. H. H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s Veterans A f f a i r s P u b l i c Works Banking and Currency Congress 82d, 1st S e s s . 8 2 d , 1st S e s s . 82d, 2d Sess.-83d 84th BURKE, YVONNE BRATHMAITE. Democrat; C a l i f o r n i a , 3 7 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 93d Congress November 7 , 1972; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1973; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 94th-95th Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1979. Committee Assignments Congress 8. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. A p p r o p r i a t i o n s BURTON, SALA. Democrat; C a l i f o r n i a , 5 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 8 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d June 21, 1983, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, P h i l l i p Burton; sworn i n and s e a t e d J u n e 28, 1983; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 9 t h Congress. Committee Assignments H. H. H. H. Congress S e l e c t Committee on Hunger Education and Labor I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s Rules BUSHFIELD, VERA CAHALAN. Republican; South Dakota, S e n a t o r . Appointed t o t h e 8 0 t h Congress October 6 , 1948, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Harlan J. B u s h f i e l d ; r e s i g n e d December 26, 1948. Committee Assignment Congress None l i s t e d 80th BYRON, BEVERLY BARTON BUTCHER. Democrat; Maryland, 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 6 t h Congress November 7 , 1978, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Goodloe E. Byron; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 1 5 , 1979; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 97th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. Armed S e r v i c e s H. S e l e c t Committee on Aging H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s BYRON, KATHARINE EDGAR. Democrat; Maryland, 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d May 27, 1941, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, W i l l i a m Devereux Byron; sworn i n and s e a t e d J u l y 11, 1941; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1943. Committee Assignments H. Civil Service H. War Claims Congress CARAWAY, HATTIE WYATT. Democrat; Arkansas, S e n a t o r . Appointed t o t h e 72d Congress November 1 3 , 1931, and e l e c t e d J a n u a r y 1 2 , 1932, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Thaddeus H. Caraway; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 8 , 1931; r e e l e c t e d t o two f u l l S e n a t e t e r m s ; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1945. Committee Assignments S. S. S. S. Congress Committee C h a i r A g r i c u l t u r e and F o r e s t r y Commerce Enrolled B i l l s Library CHISHOLM, SHIRLEY ANITA. Democrat; New York, 1 2 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 1 s t Congress November 5 , 1968; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1969; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 92d-97th Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1983. She a l s o s e r v e d a s S e c r e t a r y t o t h e Democratic Caucus. Committee Assignments Congress H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s H. E d u c a t i o n and Labor H. R u l e s CHURCH, MARGUERITE STITT. Republican; I l l i n o i s , 1 3 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 82d Congress November 8 , 1950; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1951; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 83d-87th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1963. Committee Assignments Congress H. E x p e n d i t u r e s i n E x e c u t i v e Departments H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s H. Government O p e r a t i o n s CLARKE, MARIAN WILLIAMS. Republican; New York, 3 4 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 73d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d December 28, 1933, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, J o h n Davenport C l a r k e ; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1934; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1935. Committee Assignments H. C i v i l S e r v i c e H. Claims H. I n v a l i d P e n s i o n s Congress COLLINS, CARDISS. Democrat; I l l i n o i s , 7 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 93d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d June 5 , 1973, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, George W. C o l l i n s ; sworn i n and s e a t e d June 7 , 1973; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 94th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress Government O p e r a t i o n s Foreign A f f a i r s International Relations S e l e c t Committee on N a r c o t i c s Abuse and Control H. Energy and Commerce H. H. H. H. DOUGLAS, EMILY TAFT. Democrat; I l l i n o i s , Congresswoman-at-large. Elected t o t h e 79th Congress November 7, 1944; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 3, 1945; term e x p i r e d January 3, 1947. Committee Assignment Congress H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s 79th DOUGLAS, HELEN GAHAGAN. Democrat; C a l i f o r n i a , 1 4 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 9 t h Congress November 7 , 1944; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1945; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 80th-81st Congresses; term e x p i r e d January 3, 1951. Committee Assignment Congress H. Foreign A f f a i r s 79th-81st DWYER, FLORENCE PRICE. Republican; New J e r s e y , 6 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t (85th-89th Congresses) and 1 2 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t (90th-92d Congresses). E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 5 t h Congress November 6 , 1956; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1957; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 86th-92d Congresses; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1973. Committee Assignments Congress H. Government Operations H. Veterans A f f a i r s H. Banking and Currency EDWARDS, ELAINE. Democrat; L o u i s i a n a , S e n a t o r . Appointed t o t h e 92d Congress August 1, 1972, by h e r husband, Governor Edwin L. Edwards, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of Senator A l l e n J. E l l e n d e r ; sworn i n and s e a t e d August 7, 1972; term e x p i r e d January 3, 1973. Committee Assignments S. A g r i c u l t u r e and F o r e s t r y S. P u b l i c Works Congress ESLICK, WILLA McCORD BLAKE. Democrat; Tennessee, 7 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 72d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d August 4 , 1932, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Edward E. E s l i c k ; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 5 , 1932; term e x p i r e d March 4, 1933. Committee Assignments Congress H. P u b l i c B u i l d i n g s and Grounds H. World War V e t e r a n s L e g i s l a t i o n 72d 72d FARRINGTON, MARY ELIZABETH PRUETT. Republican; D e l e g a t e from Hawaii. E l e c t e d t o t h e 83d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d J u l y 31, 1954, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, J o s e p h R. F a r r i n g t o n ; sworn i n and s e a t e d August 4, 1954; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 8 4 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1957. Committee Assignments Congress H. A g r i c u l t u r e H. Armed S e r v i c e s H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s FELTON, REBECCA LATIMER. Independent Democrat; G e o r g i a , S e n a t o r . Appointed October 3 , 1922, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of Thomas E. Watson; sworn i n and s e a t e d November 21, 1922; gave up h e r s e a t when t h e e l e c t e d c a n d i d a t e f o r t h e vacancy, W a l t e r George, was s e a t e d November 22, 1922. Committee Assignment Congress None l i s t e d 67th FENWICK, MILLICENT. Republican; New J e r s e y , 5 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 4 t h Congress November 5 , 1974; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 1 4 , 1975; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 95th-97th Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1983. Committee Assignments H. H. H. H. H. H. H. H. Banking, Currency and Housing Small B u s i n e s s Banking, Finance and Urban A f f a i r s S t a n d a r d s o f O f f i c i a l Conduct District of Columbia International Relations E d u c a t i o n and Labor Foreign A f f a i r s H. S e l e c t Committee on Aging Congress FERRARO, GERALDINE ANN. Democrat; New York, 9 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 6 t h Congress November 7 , 1978; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 1 5 , 1979; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 97th-98th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1985. She a l s o served a s S e c r e t a r y t o t h e Democratic Caucus. Commit t e e Assignments Congress 8. P o s t O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e H. P u b l i c Works and T r a n s p o r t a t i o n H. S e l e c t Committee on Aging H. Democratic S t e e r i n g and P o l i c y H. Budget FIEDLER, BOBBI. Republican; C a l i f o r n i a , 2 1 s t C o n g r e s s i o n a l District. E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress November 4 , 1980; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5 , 1981; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 98th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignment Congress H. Budget J t . Economic FULMER, WILLA LYBRAND. Democrat; South C a r o l i n a , 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 8 t h Congress November 7 , 1944, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Hampton P. Fulmer; sworn i n and s e a t e d November 6 , 1944; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1945. Committee Assignment Congress None l i s t e d 78th GASQUE, ELIZABETH HAWLEY. Democrat; South C a r o l i n a , 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 75th Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d September 13, 1938, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, A l l a r d H. Gasque; never sworn i n and s e a t e d a s Congress was n o t i n s e s s i o n between t h e t i m e of h e r e l e c t i o n and t h e e x p i r a t i o n of h e r term; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1939. Never sworn i n . GIBBS, FLORENCE REVILLE. Democrat; Georgia, 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 6 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d October 1, 1940, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Benjamin Gibbs; sworn i n and s e a t e d October 3, 1940; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1941. Committee Assignment Congress None l i s t e d 76th GRANAHAN, KATHRYN ELIZABETH. Democrat; P e n n s y l v a n i a , 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 4 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d November 6 , 1956, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, William T. Granahan and t o a f u l l two-year term i n t h e 8 5 t h Congress; t h e 8 4 t h Congress was n o t i n s e s s i o n between t h e time of h e r e l e c t i o n and t h e e x p i r a t i o n of t h e term; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1957; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 86th-87th C o n g r e s s e s ; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1963. Committee Assignments Congress H. D i s t r i c t o f Columbia H. P o s t O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e H. Government O p e r a t i o n s GRASSO, ELLA T. Democrat; C o n n e c t i c u t , 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 92d Congress November 3 , 1970; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 21, 1971; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 93d Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1975. Committee Assignments Congress H. E d u c a t i o n and Labor H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s GRAVES, DIXIE BIBB. Democrat; Alabama, S e n a t o r . Appointed August 1 8 , 1937, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e r e s i g n a t i o n of Hugo L. Black; sworn i n and s e a t e d August 20, 1937; r e s i g n e d J a n u a r y 1 0 , 1938. Committee Assignments Congress S. Claims S. E d u c a t i o n and Labor S. Mines and Mining GREEN, EDITH. Democrat; Oregon, 3d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 4 t h Congress November 2 , 1954; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5, 1955; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 85th-93d Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1975. Committee Assignments Congress H. E d u c a t i o n and Labor H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. J o i n t Committee o n D i s p o s i t i o n of E x e c u t i v e P a p e r s H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s H. S e l e c t Committee o n t h e House Beauty Shop H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia H. A p p r o p r i a t i o n s 90th-93d 92d, 28 S e s s . 93 d GREENWAY, ISABELLA SELMES. Democrat; Arizona, Congresswoman-at-large. Elected t o t h e 73d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d October 3 , 1933, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e r e s i g n a t i o n of Lewis W. Douglas; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1934; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 7 4 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1937. Committee Assinnments Congress None l i s t e d H. I n d i a n A f f a i r s H. I r r i g a t i o n and Reclamation H. P u b l i c Lands GRIFFITHS, MARTHA WRIGHT. Democrat; Michigan, 1 7 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 4 t h Congress November 2 , 1954; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 5 , 1955; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 85th-93d Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1975. Committee Assignments Congress Committee C h a i r H. H. H. H. H. Banking and Currency Government O p e r a t i o n s J o i n t Economic Ways and Means S e l e c t Committee on t h e House Beauty Shop H. S e l e c t Committee on Crime Democrat; I n d i a n a , 1st C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d November 2 , 1982, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of Adam Benjamin, J r . ; sworn i n and s e a t e d November 29, 1982; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 8 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1985. HALL, KATIE. Committee Assignments Congress None H. Post O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e H. P u b l i c Works and T r a n s p o r t a t i o n HANSEN, JULIA BUTLER. Democrat; Washington, 3d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 6 t h Congress November 8 , 1960, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of R u s s e l l V . Mack and a l s o e l e c t e d t o t h e 8 7 t h Congress; t h e 8 6 t h Congress was n o t i n s e s s i o n between t h e time of h e r e l e c t i o n and t h e e x p i r a t i o n of t h e term; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1961; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 88th-93d Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1975. Committee Assignments H. E d u c a t i o n and Labor H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. A p p r o p r i a t i o n s Congress HARDEN, CECIL MURRAY. Republican; I n d i a n a , 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 1 s t Congress November 2, 1948; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1949; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 82d-85th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1959. Committee Assignments Congress H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s H. E x p e n d i t u r e s i n E x e c u t i v e Departments H. Government O p e r a t i o n s H. P o s t O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e HAWKINS, PAULA. R e p u b l i c a n ; F l o r i d a , S e n a t o r . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress November 4, 1980; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5 , 1981. Committee Assignments Congress S. A g r i c u l t u r e , N u t r i t i o n , and F o r e s t r y S. Labor and Human Resources S. J o i n t Economic S. Banking, Housing and Urban A f f a i r s S. F o r e i g n R e l a t i o n s S. S p e c i a l Agining 97 th-99th 97th-99th 97th 98th 98 t h 99th HECKLER, MARGARET M. Republican; M a s s a c h u s e t t s , 1 9 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 0 t h Congress November 8 , 1966; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 1 0 , 1967; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 1 s t - 9 7 t h Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1983. Committee Assignments Congress H. Government O p e r a t i o n s H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s H. Banking and Currency H. S e l e c t Committee on t h e House Beauty Shop H= Agriculture H. J o i n t Economic H. S e l e c t Committee on E t h i c s H. S c i e n c e and Technology H. N a t i o n a l R e p u b l i c a n C o n g r e s s i o n a l Commit t e e HICKS, LOUISE DAY. Democrat; M a s s a c h u s e t t s , 9 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 92d Congress November 3 , 1970; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 21, 1971; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1973. Committee Assignments H. E d u c a t i o n and Labor H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s Congress HOLT, MARJORIE S. Republican; Maryland, 4 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . Elected t o t h e 93d Congress November 7 , 1972; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1973; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 94th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. Armed S e r v i c e s H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n H. Budget H. S e l e c t Committee on Aging J t . Economic H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia HOLTZMAN, ELIZABETH. Democrat; New York, 1 6 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 93d Congress November 7 , 1972; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1973; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 94th-96th Congresses; term e x p i r e d January 5 , 1981. Committee Assignments Congress H. J u d i c i a r y H. Budget HONEYMAN, NAN WOOD. Democrat; Oregon, 3d Congressional D i s t r i c t . Elected t o t h e 7 5 t h Congress i n 1936; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5, 1937; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1939. Committee Assignments Congress H. I n d i a n A f f a i r s H. I r r i g a t i o n and Reclamation H. R i v e r s and Harbors HUCK, WINNIFRED SPRAGUE MASON. Republican; I l l i n o i s , Congresswoman-at-large. E l e c t e d t o t h e 6 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d November 7, 1922, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r f a t h e r , W i l l i a m E. Mason; sworn i n and s e a t e d November 20, 1922; term e x p i r e d March 3, 1923. Committee Assignments H. Expenditures i n t h e Department of Commerce H. Reform i n t h e C i v i l S e r v i c e H. Woman S u f f r a g e Congress HUMPHREY, MURIEL BUCK. Democrat; Minnesota, S e n a t o r . Appointed t o t h e 9 5 t h Congress J a n u a r y 25, 1978, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h o f h e r husband Hubert H. Humphrey; sworn i n and s e a t e d February 6 , 1978; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1979. Committee Assignments Congress S. F o r e i g n R e l a t i o n s S. Governmental A f f a i r s JENCKES, V I R G I N I A ELLIS. Democrat; I n d i a n a , 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 73d Congress i n 1932; sworn i n and s e a t e d March 9 , 1933; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 74th-75th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1939. Committee Assignments Congress H. C i v i l S e r v i c e H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia H. Mines and Mining JOHNSON, NANCY L. Republican; C o n n e c t i c u t , 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 8 t h Congress November 2, 1982; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1983; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 9 t h Congress. Committee Assignments Congress H. P u b l i c Works and T r a n s p o r t a t i o n H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s H. S e l e c t C h i l d r e n , Youth, and F a m i l i e s 98th-99th 98th-99th 98th-99th JORDAN, BARBARA C. Democrat; Texas, 1 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 93d Congress November 7 , 1972; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1973; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 94th-95th Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1979. Commit t e e Assignments H. J u d i c i a r y H. Government O p e r a t i o n s Congress KAHN, FLORENCE PRAG. Republican; C a l i f o r n i a , 4 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 6 9 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d F e b r u a r y 1 7 , 1925, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, J u l i u s Kahn; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 7 , 1925; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 70th-74th C o n g r e s s e s ; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1937. Committee Assignments Congress H. Census H. Coinage, Weights and Measures H. E d u c a t i o n H. E x p e n d i t u r e s i n t h e War Department H. War Claims H. M i l i t a r y A f f a i r s H. A p p r o p r i a t i o n s KAPTUR, MARCY. Democrat; Ohio, 9 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 8 t h Congress November 2 , 1982. Sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1983; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 9 t h Congress. Committee Assignments Congress H. Banking, F i n a n c e and Urban A f f a i r s H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s 98th-99th 98th-99th KASSEBAUM, NANCY LANDON. Republican; Kansas, S e n a t o r . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 6 t h Congress November 7 , 1978; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 23, 1978. A f t e r h e r e l e c t i o n , S e n a t o r P e a r s o n r e s i g n e d ; and Governor B e n n e t t o f Kansas a p p o i n t e d M s . Kassebaum t o r e p l a c e him f o r t h e d u r a t i o n of t h e 9 5 t h Congress. She was r e e l e c t e d t o t h e S e n a t e i n 1984. Committee Assignments S. Banking, Housing and Urban A f f a i r s S. S p e c i a l Committee on Aging S. Budget S. Commerce, S c i e n c e and Transportation S. F o r e i g n R e l a t i o n s S. R e p u b l i c a n P o l i c y S. S e l e c t Committee on E t h i c s Congress KEE, MAUDE ELIZABETH. Democrat; West V i r g i n i a , 5 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 82d Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n held J u l y 1 6 , 1951, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, John Kee; sworn i n and s e a t e d J u l y 26, 1951; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 83d-88th Congresses; term e x p i r e d January 3, 1965. Committee Assignments Congress H. Veterans A f f a i r s H. Government Operations H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s KELLY, EDNA FLANNERY. Democrat; New York, 1 2 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 1 s t Congress November 8 , 1949, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of Andrew L. Somers; sworn i n and s e a t e d November 8 , 1949; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 82d-90th Congresses; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1969. Committee Assignments Congress H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s H. S t a n d a r d s of O f f i c i a l Conduct KENNELLY, BARBARA BAILEY. Democrat; Connecticut, 1st Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n on January 12, 1982, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of William R. C o t t e r ; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 25, 1982; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 98th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. Government O p e r a t i o n s H. P u b l i c Works and T r a n s p o r t a t i o n H. Ways and Means KEYS, MARTHA ELIZABETH. Democrat; Kansas, 2d Congressional D i s t r i c t . Elected t o t h e 9 4 t h Congress November 5 , 1974; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 14, 1975; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 5 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1979. Committee Assignment Congress H. Ways and Means 94th-95th KNUTSON, COYA GJESDAL. Democrat; Minnesota, 9 t h Congressional District. E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 4 t h Congress November 2 , 1954; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5 , 1955; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 8 5 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1959. Committee Assignment Congress H. A g r i c u l t u r e 84th-85th LANGLEY, KATHERINE GUDGER. Republican; Kentucky, 1 0 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 0 t h Congress November 2, 1926; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 5, 1927; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 7 1 s t Congress; term e x p i r e d March 4, 1931. Committee Assignments Congress H. Claims H. Immigration and N a t u r a l i z a t i o n H. I n v a l i d Pensions H. Education LLOYD, MARILYN. Democrat; Tennessee, 3d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 94th Congress November 5, 1974; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 1 4 , 1975; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 95th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. P u b l i c Works H. S c i e n c e and Technology H. P u b l i c Works and Transportation H. S e l e c t Committee on Aging H. Armed S e r v i c e s LONG, CATHERINE S. Democrat; L o u i s i a n a , 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 9 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d March 30, 1985, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband G i l l i s Long; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 4 , 1985. Commit tee Assignments Congress H. P u b l i c Works H. Small Business LONG, ROSE McCONNELL. Democrat; L o u i s i a n a , S e n a t o r . Appointed t o t h e 7 4 t h Congress J a n u a r y 31, 1936, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h o f h e r husband, Huey P i e r c e Long; sworn i n and s e a t e d February 1 0 , 1936; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1937. Committee Assignments S. S. S. S. S. Claims Immigration I n t e r o c e a n i c Canals Post O f f i c e and Post Roads P u b l i c Lands and Surveys Congress LUCE, CLARE BOOTHE. Republican; C o n n e c t i c u t , 4 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 8 t h Congress November 3 , 1942; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 6 , 1943; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 7 9 t h Congress; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1947. Committee Assignment Congress H. M i l i t a r y A f f a i r s 78th-79th LUSK, GEORGIA LEE. Democrat; N e w Mexico, R e p r e s e n t a t i v e - a t - l a r g e . Elected t o t h e 8 0 t h Congress November 5 , 1946; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1947, term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1949. Committee Assignment Congress H. V e t e r a n s A f f a i r s 80th McCARTHY, KATHRYN O'LOUGHLIN, Democrat; Kansas, 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 73d Congress November 8 , 1932; sworn i n and s e a t e d March 9 , 1933; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1935. Committee Assignments Congress H. E d u c a t i o n H. P u b l i c B u i l d i n g s and Grounds H. World War V e t e r a n s L e g i s l a t i o n McCORMICK, RUTH HANNA. R e p u b l i c a n ; I l l i n o i s , Congresswoman-at-large. Elected t o t h e 7 1 s t Congress November 6 , 1928; sworn i n A p r i l 1 5 , 1929; term e x p i r e d March 4, 1931. Committee Assignment Congress H. Naval A f f a i r s 71st McMILLAN, CLARA GOODING. Democrat; South C a r o l i n a , 1st C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 6 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d November 7 , 1939, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Thomas S. McMillan; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1940; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1941. Committee Assignments H. E l e c t i o n o f P r e s i d e n t , Vice P r e s i d e n t , and R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s i n Congress H. I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. P a t e n t s H. P u b l i c B u i l d i n g s and Grounds Congress MANKIN, HELEN DOUGLAS. Democrat; Georgia, 5 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l District. E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 9 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d February 1 2 , 1946, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e r e s i g n a t i o n of Robert Ramspeck; sworn i n and s e a t e d February 25, 1946; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1947. Committee Assignments Congress H. C i v i l S e r v i c e H. Claims H. E l e c t i o n s H. Revision of Laws MARTIN, LYNN M. Republican; I l l i n o i s , 1 6 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress November 4, 1980; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5, 1981; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 98th-99th Congresses. Vice Chairman o f t h e House Republican Conference i n t h e 9 9 t h Congress. Committee Assignments Congress H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n H. Budget H. Armed S e r v i c e s MAY, CATHERINE DEAN. Republican; Washington, 4 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 6 t h Congress November 4, 1958; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 7 , 1959; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 87th-91st Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1971. Committee Assignments Congress H. A g r i c u l t u r e H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia H. S e l e c t Committee on t h e House Beauty Shop H. Atomic Energy 86th-91st g l s t , 1st S e s s . 9lst 9 1 s t , 2d S e s s . MEYERS, J A N . Republican; Kansas, 3d Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e Congress November 6 , 1984; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 3 , 1985. Committee Assignments H. S c i e n c e and Technology H. Small Business H. S e l e c t Aging Congress MEYNER, HELEN STEVENSON. Democrat; New J e r s e y , 1 3 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 94th Congress November 5 , 1974; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 1 4 , 1975; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 5 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1979. Committee Assignments Congress H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s H. I n t e r n a t i o n a l R e l a t i o n s MIKULSKI, BARBARA ANN. Democrat; Maryland 3d Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 5 t h Congress November 2 , 1976; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 4, 1977; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 97th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. I n t e r s t a t e and F o r e i g n Commerce H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s H. Energy and Commerce MINK, PATSY TAKEMOTO. Democrat; Hawaii, Congresswoman-at-large. Elected t o t h e 8 9 t h Congress November 3 , 1964; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 4, 1965; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 90th-94th Congresses; term e x p i r e d January 3, 1977. She was a l s o S e c r e t a r y t o t h e Democratic Caucus. Committee Assignments Congress H. Education and Labor H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. Budget NEUBERGER, MAURINE BROWN. Democrat; Oregon, S e n a t o r . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 7 t h Congress November 8 , 1960, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Richard L. Neuberger, and f o r t h e ensuing s i x year term; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1961; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1967. Committee Assignments Congress S. A g r i c u l t u r e and F o r e s t r y S. Banking and Currency S. S p e c i a l Committee on Aging S. Committee on P a r l i a m e n t a r y Conference w i t h Canada S. Commerce 8 7 t h , 2d S e s s . 89th NOLAN, MAE ELLA. Republican; C a l i f o r n i a , 5 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 6 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d J a n u a r y 23, 1923, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, John Nolan, and a l s o t o t h e 6 8 t h Congress; sworn i n and s e a t e d February 2, 1923; term e x p i r e d March 4, 1925. Committee Assignments Congress Committee C h a i r H. Expenditures i n t h e P o s t O f f i c e Department H. Labor NORRELL, CATHERINE WRRIS. Democrat; Arkansas, 6 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 7 t h Congress A p r i l 18, 1961, t o f i l l t h e unexpired term of h e r l a t e husband, William Frank N o r r e l l ; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 25, 1961; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1963. Commit t e e Assignment Congress H. Post O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e 87th NORTON, MARY TERESA. Democrat; New J e r s e y , 1 3 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 6 9 t h Congress November 4, 1924; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 7, 1925; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 70th-81st Congresses; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1951. Committee Assignments Congress Committee C h a i r H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia H. Labor H. World War Veterans L e g i s l a t i o n H. Memorials H. Education H. E n r o l l e d B i l l s H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n OAKAR, MARY ROSE. Democrat; Ohio, 20th Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 95th Congress November 2 , 1976; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 4 , 1977; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 96th-99th Congresses. S e c r e t a r y t o t h e Democratic Caucus i n t h e 9 9 t h Congress. Committee Assignments Congress H. Banking, Finance and Urban A f f a i r s H. S e l e c t Committee on Aging H. Post O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n 95th-99th 96th-99th 97 th-99th 98th-99th 'DAY, CAROLINE LOVE GOODWIN. Democrat; New York, Congresswoman-at-large. Elected t o t h e 7 4 t h Congress November 6 , 1934; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1935; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 75th-77th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1943. Committee Assignments Congress Committee C h a i r H. E l e c t i o n of P r e s i d e n t , V i c e - p r e s i d e n t , and R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s i n Congress H. Immigration and N a t u r a l i z a t i o n H. I n s u l a r A f f a i r s 74th-77th 75th-77th 75th-77th 75th-77 t h OLDFIELD, PEARL PEDEN. Democrat; Arkansas, 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 0 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d J a n u a r y 9 , 1929, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, William A l l e n O l d f i e l d , and a l s o t o t h e 7 1 s t Congress; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 11, 1929; t e r m e x p i r e d March 4 , 1931. Committee Assignments Congress H. Coinage, Weights and Measures H. E x p e n d i t u r e s i n t h e E x e c u t i v e Departments H. P u b l i c B u i l d i n g s and Grounds OWEN, RUTH BRYAN. Democrat; F l o r i d a , 4 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 1 s t Congress November 6 , 1928; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 1 5 , 1929; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 72d Congress; term e x p i r e d March 4 , 1933. Committee Assignment Congress H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s 71st-72d PETTIS, SHIRLEY N. Republican; C a l i f o r n i a , 3 7 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 4 t h Congress A p r i l 2 9 , 1975, i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband J e r r y L. P e t t i s ; sworn i n and s e a t e d May 6 , 1975; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 5 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1979. Committee Assignments H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. E d u c a t i o n and Labor H. I n t e r n a t i o n a l R e l a t i o n s Congress PFOST, GKACIE BOWERS. Democrat; Idaho, 1st C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 83d Congress November 4, 1952; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1953; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 84th-87th Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1963. Commit t e e Assignments H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. Post O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e H. P u b l i c Works Congress 83d-87th 84th-85 t h 86th-87th PRATT, ELIZA JANE. Democrat; North C a r o l i n a , 8 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 9 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d May 25, 1946, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of W i l l i a m 0 . Burgin; sworn i n and s e a t e d June 3 , 1946; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1947. Committee Assignments Congress H. Flood Control H. Pensions H. T e r r i t o r i e s PRATT, RUTH SEARS BAKER. Republican; New York, 1 7 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 1 s t Congress November 6 , 1928; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 1 5 , 1929; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 72d Congress; term e x p i r e d March 3 , 1933. Committee Assignments Congress H. Banking and Currency H. L i b r a r y H. Education PYLE, GLADYS. Republican; South Dakota, S e n a t o r . E l e c t e d November 8, 1938, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of P e t e r Norbeck; never sworn i n and s e a r e d a s Congress was not i n s e s s i o n between t h e time of h e r e l e c t i o n and t h e e x p i r a t i o n of t h e term; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1939. Committee Assignment Congress None l i s t e d 75th RANKIN, JEANNETTE. Republican, Montana, Congresswoman-at-large ( 6 5 t h Congress) and 1st Congressional District ( 7 7 t h Congress). E l e c t e d t o t h e 6 5 t h Congress i n 1916; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 2, 1917; term e x p i r e d March 4 , 1919. E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 7 t h Congress November 5 , 1940; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 3 , 1941; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1943. Committee Assignments H. P u b l i c Lands H. Woman S u f f r a g e H. I n s u l a r A f f a i r s Congress REECE, LOUISE GOFF. Republican; Tennessee, 1st C o n g r e s s i o n a l District. E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n on May 1 6 , 1961, t o f i l l t h e u n e x p i r e d tern of h e r l a t e husband, B. C a r r o l l Reece; sworn i n and s e a t e d May 23, 1961; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1963. Committee Assignment Congress H. P u b l i c Works 87th REID, CHARLOTTE THOMPSON. Republican; I l l i n o i s , 1 5 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 8 t h Congress November 6 , 1962; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 9 , 1963; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 89th-92d Congresses; r e s i g n e d October 7 , 1971. Committee Assignments H. H. H. H. Congress I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s P u b l i c Works Appropriations S t a n d a r d s of O f f i c i a l Conduct RILEY, CORINNE BOYD. Democrat; South C a r o l i n a , 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 7 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n on A p r i l 1 0 , 1962, t o f i l l t h e u n e x p i r e d t e r m of h e r l a t e husband, John J a c o b R i l e y ; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 1 2 , 1962; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1963. Committee Assignment Congress H. S c i e n c e and A s t r o n a u t i c s 87th ROBERTSON, ALICE MARY. Republican; Oklahoma, 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 6 7 t h Congress i n 1920; sworn i n and s e a t e d A p r i l 11, 1921; term e x p i r e d March 4 , 1923. Committee Assignments H. E x p e n d i t u r e s i n t h e I n t e r i o r Department H. I n d i a n A f f a i r s 8. Woman S u f f r a g e Congress ROGERS, EDITH NOURSE. Republican; Massachusetts, 5 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 69th Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d June 30, 1925, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, John Jacobs Rogers; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 7 , 1925; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 70th-86th Congresses; d i e d i n o f f i c e September 1 0 , 1960. Committee Assignments Congress Commit t e e Chair H. Expenditures i n t h e Navy Department H. I n d u s t r i a l A r t s and E x p o s i t i o n s H. Woman S u f f r a g e H. World War Veterans L e g i s l a t i o n H. C i v i l S e r v i c e H. I n d i a n A f f a i r s H. Foreign A f f a i r s H. Veterans A f f a i r s ROUKEMA, MARGARET SCAFATI. Republican; New J e r s e y , 7 t h Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 97th Congress November 4, 1980; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5 , 1981; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 98th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. Banking, Finance, and Urban A f f a i r s H. Education and Labor H. S e l e c t Hunger ST. GEORGE, KATHARINE PRICE COLLIER. Republican; New York, 28th C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . Elected t o t h e 8 0 t h Congress November 5 , 1946; sworn i n and s e a t e d January 3 , 1947; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 81st-88th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d January 3 , 1965. Committee Assignments H. Post O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e H. Government Operations H. Armed S e r v i c e s H. Rules SCHNEIDER, CLAUDINE CMARADA. Republican; Rhode I s l a n d , 2d Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 7 t h Congress November 4 , 1980; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 5, 1981; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 98th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s H. Science and Technology 97th-99th 97th-99th H. N a t i o n a l Republican Congressional Committee H. S p e c i a l Committee on Aging 97 t h 98th-99th SCHROEDER, PATRICIA S. Democrat; Colorado, 1st C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 93d Congress November 7 , 1972; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1973; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 94th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Armed S e r v i c e s P o s t O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e Judiciary Democratic S t e e r i n g and P o l i c y S e l e c t C h i l d r e n , Youth, and F a m i l i e s H. H. H. H. H. Congress 93d-99th 93d-99th 97th-99th 97th 99th SIMPSON, EDNA OAKES. Republican; New York, 2 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 6 t h Congress November 4 , 1958; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 7 , 1959; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1961. Committee Assignments Congress H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s SMITH, MARGARET CHASE. Republican; Maine, 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 6 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d J u n e 3 , 1940, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, Clyde H. Smith; sworn i n and s e a t e d June 1 0 , 1940; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 77th-80th Congresses. M s . Smith was s u b s e q u e n t l y e l e c t e d t o t h e S e n a t e i n 1948, i n 1954, i n 1960, and i n 1968; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1973. Committee Assignments H. E l e c t i o n of t h e P r e s i d e n t , Vice P r e s i d e n t and R e p r e s e n t a t i v e s i n Congress H. War Claims H. R e v i s i o n of t h e Laws H. I n v a l i d Pensions H. E d u c a t i o n H. P o s t O f f i c e and P o s t Roads H. Naval A f f a i r s H. Armed S e r v i c e s S. D i s t r i c t of Columbia S. E x p e n d i t u r e s i n E x e c u t i v e Departments S. Rules and A d m i n i s t r a t i o n S. A p p r o p r i a t i o n s S. Armed S e r v i c e s S Government Operat i o n s S. A e r o n a u t i c a l and Space S c i e n c e s . Congress 76th 76th 76th 76th-77th 77th 77th 78th-79th 80th 815t 81st-82d 82d 83d-92d 83d-92d 83d-85th 86th-92d SMITH, V I R G I N I A . Republican; Nebraska, 3d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 4 t h Congress November 5 , 1974; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 14, 1975; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 95th-99th Congresses. Committee Assignments Congress H. Education and Labor H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. A p p r o p r i a t i o n s SNOWE, OLYMPIA J . Republican; Maine, 2d Congressional D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 6 t h Congress November 7, 1978; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 1 5 , 1978; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 97th-98th Congresses. Committee Assienments Congress H. Government O p e r a t i o n s H. Small Business H. S e l e c t Committee on Aging H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s J t . Economic Democrat; Maryland, 5 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d SPELLMAN, GLADYS NOON. t o t h e 9 4 t h Congress November 5 , 1974; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 1 4 , 1975; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 95th-96th Congresses. Unable t o be sworn i n and s e a t e d i n 9 7 t h Congress due t o d i s a b i l i t y ; s e a t d e c l a r e d vacant February 24, 1981. Committee Assignments Congress H. Banking, Currency and Housing H. Post O f f i c e and C i v i l S e r v i c e H. Banking, Finance and Urban Af f a i r s H. Democratic S t e e r i n g and P o l i c y STANLEY, WINIFRED CLAIRE. Republican; New York, Congresswoman-at-large. Elected t o t h e 7 8 t h Congress November 3 , 1942; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 6 , 1943; term e x p i r e d January 3 , 1945. Committee Assignments H. C i v i l S e r v i c e H. P a t e n t s Congress SULLIVAN, LEONOR KRETZER. Democrat; M i s s o u r i , 3d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 83d Congress November 4 , 1952; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1953; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 84th-94th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1977. Committee Assignments Congress Committee C h a i r H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s H. Banking and Currency H. J o i n t Committee on Defense P r o d u c t i o n SUMNER, JESSIE. Republican; I l l i n o i s , 1 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 6 t h Congress November 8 , 1938; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3, 1939; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 77th-79th Congresses; t e r m e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1947. Committee Assignment Congress H. Banking and Currency 76th-79th THOMAS, LERA MILLARD. Democrat; Texas, 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 9 t h Congress i n a s p e c i a l e l e c t i o n h e l d March 26, 1966, t o f i l l t h e vacancy c a u s e d by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, A l b e r t Thomas; sworn i n and seated- arch 30,- 1966; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1967. Committee Assignment Congress H. Merchant Marine and F i s h e r i e s 89th THOMPSON, RUTH. R e p u b l i c a n ; Michigan, 9 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l Di s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 82d Congress November 8, 1950; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n a u r y 3 , 1951; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 83d and 8 4 t h Congresses; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1957. Committee Assignments Congress H. J u d i c i a r y H. J o i n t Committee on Immigration and Nationality Policy Republican; Nevada, 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 9 8 t h Congress November 2, 1982; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1983; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 9 9 t h Congress. VUCANOVICH, BARBARA. Committee Assignment Congress H. I n t e r i o r and I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n H. S e l e c t C h i l d r e n , Youth, and F a m i l i e s 98th-99th 98th-99 t h 98th-99th WEIS, JESSICA McCULLOUGH. Republican; New York, 3 8 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 6 t h Congress November 4 , 1958; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1959; r e e l e c t e d t o t h e 8 7 t h Congress; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3, 1963. Committee Assignments Congress H. D i s t r i c t of Columbia H. Government O p e r a t i o n s H. Science and A s t r o n a u t i c s WINGO, EFFIEGENE (LOCKE). Democrat; Arkansas, 4 t h C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 1 s t Congress November 4 , 1930, t o f i l l t h e vacancy caused by t h e d e a t h of h e r husband, O t i s Wingo, and t o t h e 72d Congress; sworn i n and s e a t e d December 1, 1930; term e x p i r e d March 4, 1933. Committee Assignments Congress H. Accounts H. I n s u l a r A f f a i r s H. F o r e i g n A f f a i r s WOODHOUSE, CHASE GOING. Democrat; C o n n e c t i c u t , 2d C o n g r e s s i o n a l D i s t r i c t . E l e c t e d t o t h e 7 9 t h Congress November 7, 1944; sworn i n and s e a t e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1945; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1947. E l e c t e d t o t h e 8 1 s t Congress November 2 , 1948; term e x p i r e d J a n u a r y 3 , 1951. Committee Assignments H. Banking and Currency H. House A d m i n i s t r a t i o n Congress TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress Congress and d a t e s 99th (1985-1987) House Senate Helen Delich Bentley Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs Barbara Boxer S a l a Burton Beverly Barton Byron Cardiss Collins Bobbi F i e d l e r Majorie S. Holt Nancy L Johnson Marcy k a p t u r Barbara B a i l e y Kennelly Marilyn Lloyd Cathy Long * Lynn M. Martin J a n Meyers Barbara Ann Mikulski Mary Rose Oaker Margaret S c a f a t i Roukema Claudine Cmarada S c h n e i d e r P a t r i c i a S. Schroeder V i r g i n i a Smith Olympia J . Snowe Barbara Vucanovich Paula Hawkins Nancy Landon Kassebaum Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs Barbara Boxer S a l a Burton* Beverly Barton Butcher Byron Cardiss Collins G e r a l d i n e Ann F e r r a r o Bobbi F i e d l e r Katie Hall M a r j o r i e S. Holt Nancy L. Johnson Marcy Kaptur Barbara B a i l e y Kennelly Marilyn Lloyd Lynn M. Martin Barbara Ann Mikulski Mary Rose Oakar Margaret S c a f a t i Roukema Claudine Cmarada S c h n e i d e r P a t r i c i a S. Schroeder V i r g i n i a Smith Olympia J. Snowe Barbara Vucanovich Paul a Hawki ns Nancy Landon Kassebaum . 98th * (1983-1985) E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th C o n g r e s s e s , by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s 97th (1981-1983) (1979-1981) * House Senate J e a n Ashbrook* Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs B e v e r l y B a r t o n Butcher Byron S h i r l e y A n i t a Chisholm Cardiss Collins M i l l i c e n t Fenwick G e r a l d i n e Ann F e r r a r o Bobbi F i e d l e r Katie Hall* Margaret M. H e c k l e r M a r j o r i e S. Holt B a r b a r a B a i l e y Kennelly* Marilyn Lloyd Lynn M. M a r t i n Barbara Ann M i k u l s k i Mary Rose Oakar Margaret S c a f a t i Roukema C l a u d i n e Cmarada S c h n e i d e r P a t r i c i a S. Schroeder V i r g i n i a Smith Olympia J. Snowe P a u l a Hawkins Nancy Landon Kassebaum Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs B e v e r l y B a r t o n Butcher Byron* S h i r l e y A n i t a Chisholm Cardiss Collins M i l l i c e n t Fenwick G e r a l d i n e Ann F e r r a r o Margaret M. Heckler M a r j o r i e S. H o l t E l i z a b e t h Holtzman M a r i l y n Lloyd B a r b a r a Ann M i k u l s k i Mary Rose Oakar P a t r i c i a S. S c h r o e d e r V i r g i n i a Smith Olympia J . Snowe Gladys Noon Spellman Nancy Landon Kassebaum E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s * House (1977-1979) Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs Yvonne Brathwaite Burke S h i r l e y A n i t a Chisholm Cardiss Collins M i l l i c e n t Fenwick Margaret M. Heckler M a r j o r i e S. Holt E l i z a b e t h Holtzman Barbara C. J o r d a n Martha E l i z a b e t h Keys Marilyn Lloyd Helen Stevenson Meyner Barbara Ann Mikulski Mary Rose Oakar S h i r l e y N. P e t t i s P a t r i c i a S. Schroeder V i r g i n i a Smith Gladys Noon Spellman (1975-1977) B e l l a S. Abzug Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs Yvonne Brathwaite Burke S h i r l e y A n i t a Chisholm Cardiss Collins M i l l i c e n t Fenwick Margaret M. Heckler M a r j o r i e S. Holt E l i z a b e t h Holtzman Barbara C. J o r d a n Martha E l i z a b e t h Keys Marilyn Lloyd Helen Stevenson Meyner P a t s y Takemoto Mink S h i r l e y N. P e t t i s * P a t r i c i a S. Schroeder V i r g i n i a Smith Gladys Noon Spellman Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n E l e c t e d o r appointed t o f i l l a vacancy. Senate Maryon P i t t m a n Allen* Muriel Buck Humphrey* TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th C o n g r e s s e s , by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s House Senate 93d (1973-1975) B e l l a S. Abzug Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs* Yvonne B r a t h w a i t e Burke Cardiss Collins* E l l a T. Grasso E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen Margaret M. H e c k l e r M a r j o r i e S. H o l t E l i z a b e t h Holtzman Barbara C. Jordan P a t s y Takemoto Mink P a t r i c i a S. Schroeder Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n 92d (1971-1973) B e l l a S. Abzug E l i z a b e t h B. Andrews* S h i r l e y A n i t a Chisholm F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer E l l a T. Grasso E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen Margaret M. H e c k l e r Louise Day Hicks P a t s y Takemoto Mink C h a r l o t t e Thompson Reid Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n E l a i n e Edwards* Margaret Chase Smith (1969-1971) S h i r l e y A n i t a Chisholm F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen Margaret M. H e c k l e r C a t h e r i n e Dean May P a t s y Takemoto Mink C h a r l o t t e Thompson Reid Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n Margaret Chase Smith * E l e c t e d o r a p p o i n t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress--Continued ---- - House Congress and d a t e s 90th (1967-1969) Senate F r a n c e s Payne Bolton F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen Margaret M. Heckler Edna Flannery K e l l y C a t h e r i n e Dean May P a t s y Takemoto Mink C h a r l o t t e Thompson Reid Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n Margaret Chase Smith Maurine Brown Neuberger Margaret Chase Smith 89th (1965-1967) Frances Payne Bolton F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen Edna Flannery K e l l y C a t h e r i n e Dean May P a t s y Takemoto Mink C h a r l o t t e Thompson Reid Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n Lera M i l l a r d Thomas* 88th (1963-1965) Maurine Brown Neuberger I r e n e B a i l e y Baker* Margaret Chase Smith Frances Payne Bolton F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee Edna Flannery K e l l y C a t h e r i n e Dean May C h a r l o t t e Thompson Reid K a t h a r i n e P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n * E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th C o n g r e s s e s , by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s 87th * House Senate Iris Faircloth Blitch (1961-1963) Maurine Brown Neuberger Margaret Chase Smith F r a n c e s Payne B o l t o n M a r g u e r i t e S t i t t Church F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer Kathryn E l i z a b e t h Granahan E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee Edna F l a n n e r y K e l l y C a t h e r i n e Dean May Catherine Dorris Norrell* G r a c i e Bowers P f o s t L o u i s e Goff Reece* C o r r i n e Boyd R i l e y * K a t h a r i n e P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n J e s s i c a McCullough Weis (1959-1961) Maurine Brown Neuberger* Iris F a i r c l o t h B l i t c h Margaret Chase Smith F r a n c e s Payne B o l t o n M a r g u e r i t e S t i t t Church F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer K a t h r y n E l i z a b e t h Granahan E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen* Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee Edna F l a n n e r y K e l l y C a t h e r i n e Dean May G r a c i e Bowers P f o s t E d i t h Nourse Rogers K a t h a r i n e P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Edna Oakes Simpson Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n J e s s i c a McCullough Weis E l e c t e d o r a p p o i n t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s 85th * House Senate (1957-1959) Iris F a i r c l o t h B l i t c h Margaret Chase Smith F r a n c e s Payne Bolton M a r g u e r i t e S t i t t Church F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer Kathryn E l i z a b e t h Granahan* E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s C e c i l Murray Harden Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee Edna Flannery K e l l y Coya G j e s d a l Knutson G r a c i e Bowers P f o s t E d i t h Nourse Rogers K a t h a r i n e P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n (1955-1957) Iris Faircloth Blitch Margaret Chase Smith Frances Payne Bolton Vera Daerr Buchanan M a r g u e r i t e S t i t t Church Mary E l i z a b e t h P r u e t t F a r r i n g t o n o Kathryn E l i z a b e t h Granahan* E d i t h Green Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s C e c i l Murray Harden Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee Edna Flannery K e l l y Coya G j e s d a l Knutson G r a c i e Bowers P f o s t E d i t h Nourse Rogers K a t h a r i n e P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n Ruth Thompson E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. " Non-voting d e l e g a t e . TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s House Senate Hazel Hempel Abel* Frances Payne Bolton Eva Kelly Bowring* Vera Daerr Buchanan Margaret Chase Smith Marguerite S t i t t Church Mary E l i z a b e t h P r u e t t Farrington* C e c i l Murray Harden Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee Edna Flannery Kelly Gracie Bowers P f o s t E d i t h Nourse Rogers Katharine P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n Ruth Thompson Margaret Chase Smith Frances Payne Bolton Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone Vera Daerr Buchanan* Marguerite S t i t t Church C e c i l Murray Harden Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee* Edna Flannery Kelly E d i t h Nourse Rogers K a t h a r i n e P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Ruth Thompson Margaret Chase Smith Frances Payne Bolton Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone Helen Gahagan Douglas C e c i l Murray Harden Edna Flannery Kelly* Mary Teresa Norton E d i t h Nourse Rogers Katharine P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Chase Going Woodho u s e * E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. " Non-voting d e l e g a t e . TABLE I . Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s 80th * House Senate (1947-1949) Vera Cahalan B u s h f i e l d * Frances Payne Bolton Helen Gahagan Douglas Georgia Lee Lusk Mary T e r e s a Norton E d i t h Nourse Rogers K a t h a r i n e P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Margaret Chase Smith (1945-1947) Frances Payne Bolton Emily T a f t Douglas Helen Gahagan Douglas C l a r e Booth Luce Helen Douglas Mankin* Mary T e r e s a Norton E l i z a Jane P r a t t * E d i t h Nourse Rogers Margaret Chase Smith J e s s i e Sumner Chase Going Woodhouse (1943-1945) Frances Payne Bolton W i l l a Lybrand Fulmer* C l a r e Booth Luce Mary T e r e s a Norton E d i t h Nourse Rogers Margaret Chase Smith Winifred C l a i r e S t a n l e y J e s s i e Sumner H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway (1941-1943) Veronica Grace Boland* Frances Payne Bolton K a t h a r i n e Edgar Byron* Mary T e r e s a Norton C a r o l i n e Love Goodwin OtDay J e a n n e t t e Ranki n E d i t h Nourse Rogers Margaret Chase Smith J e s s i e Sumner H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s House Frances Payne Bolton* F l o r e n c e R e v i l l e Gibbs* C l a r a Gooding McMillan* Mary T e r e s a Norton C a r o l i n e Love Goodwin O'Day E d i t h Nourse Rogers Margaret Chase Smith* J e s s i e Sumner * Senate H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway E l i z a b e t h Hawley Gasque* Nan Wood Honeyman V i r g i n i a E l l i s Jenckes Mary T e r e s a Norton C a r o l i n e Love Goodwin 0 'Day E d i t h Nourse Rogers H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway Dixie Bibb Graves* Gladys Pyle* I s a b e l l a Selmes Greenway V i r g i n i a E l l i s Jenckes Florence Prag Kahn Mary T e r e s a Norton C a r o l i n e Love Goodwin O'Day E d i t h Nourse Rogers H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway; Rose McConnell Long* Marian Williams Clarke* I s a b e l l a Selmers Greenway* V i r g i n i a E l l i s Jenckes F l o r e n c e Prag Kahn Kathryn OILoughlin McCarthy Mary T e r e s a Norton E d i t h Nourse Rogers H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway W i l l a McCord Blake E s l i c k * Florence Prag Kahn Mary T e r e s a Norton Ruth Bryan Owen Ruth S e a r s Baker P r a t t E d i t h Nourse Rogers E f f i e g e n e (Locke) Wingo H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway* E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 1. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by Congress--Continued Congress and d a t e s House Senate ? l o r e n e e Prag Kahn Catherine Gudger Langley Luth Hanna McCormick l a r y T e r e s a Norton ' e a r l Peden O l d f i e l d tuth Bryan Owen luth S e a r s Baker P r a t t Cdith Nourse Rogers Sffiegene (Locke) Wingo* 65th (1927-1929) F l o r e n c e Prag Kahn K a t h e r i n e Gudger Langley Mary T e r e s a Norton P e a r l Peden O l d f i e l d * E d i t h Nourse Rogers (1925-1927) F l o r e n c e Prag Kahn* Mary T e r e s a Norton E d i t h Nourse Rogers* (1923-1925) Mae E l l a Nolan (1921-1923) Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck* Mae E l l a Nolan* A l i c e Mary Robertson (1917-1919) J e a n n e t t e Rankin Rebecca Latimer F e l t o n * - * E l e c t e d t o f i l l a vacancy. TABLE 2 . State Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by S t a t e Number of women s e n t t o Congress, 65th-99th Congresses Name of women Members New York B e l l a S. Abzug S h i r l e y A n i t a Chisholm Marian Williams C l a r k e G e r a l d i n e Ann F e r r a r o E l i z a b e t h Holtzman Edna F l a n n e r y K e l l y C a r o l i n e Love Goodwin O'Day Ruth S e a r s Baker P r a t t Katherine P r i c e C o l l i e r S t . George Edna Oakes Simpson Winifred C l a i r e S t a n l e y J e s s i c a McCullough Weis Illinois M a r g u e r i t e S t i t t Church Cardiss Collins Emily T a f t Douglas Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck Ruth Hanna McCormick Lynn M. M a r t i n C h a r l o t t e Thompson Reid J e s s i e Sumner California Barbara Boxer Yvonne B r a t h w a i t e Burke S a l a Burton Helen Gahagan Douglas Bobbi F i e d l e r F l o r e n c e Prag Kahn Mae E l l a Nolan S h i r l e y N. P e t t i s Maryland Helen D e l i c h B e n t l e y Beverly B a r t o n Butcher Byron K a t h a r i n e Edgar Byron M a r j o r i e S. Holt Barbara Ann M i k u l s k i Gladys Noon Spellman TABLE 2. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th C o n g r e s s e s , by State--Continued Number of women s e n t t o Congress, 65th-99th Congresses State Name of women Members Connecticut E l l a T. Grasso Nancy L. Johnson Barbara B a i l e y Kennelly C l a r e Boothe Luce Chase Going Woodhouse New J e r s e y F l o r e n c e P r i c e Dwyer M i l l i c e n t Fenwick Helen Stevenson Meyner Mary T e r e s a Norton Margaret S c a f a t i Roukema Arkansas H a t t i e Wyatt Caraway* Catherine Dorris Norrell P e a r l Peden O l d f i e l d Ef f i e g e n e (Locke) Wingo Georgia Iris Faircloth Blitch Rebecca Latimer F e l t s n * F l o r e n c e R e v i l l e Gibbs Helen Douglas Mankin Ohio J e a n Ashbrook Frances Payne B o l t o n Marcy Kaptur Mary Rose Oakar South C a r o l i n a W i l l a Lybrand Fulmer E l i z a b e t h Hawley Gasque C l a r a Gooding McMillan C o r r i n e Boyd R i l e y Tennessee I r e n e B a i l e y Baker Marilyn Lloyd Bouquard W i l l a McCord Blake E s l i c k L o u i s e Gof f Reece * Senator TABLE 2. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by State--Continued Number of women s e n t t o Congress, 65th-99th Congresses State Name of women Members Kansas Nancy Landon Kassebaum* Martha E l i z a b e t h Keys Kathryn OILoughlin McCarthy J a n Meyers Louisiana Corinne C. (Lindy) Boggs E l a i n e Edwards* Rose McConnell Long* Cathy Long Alabama Maryon P i t t m a n Allen* E l i z a b e t h B. Andrews D i x i e Bibb Graves* Indiana Katie H a l l C e c i l Murray Harden Virginia E l l i s Jenckes Massachusetts Margaret M. Heckler Louise Day Hicks E d i t h Nourse Rogers Nebraska Hazel Hempel Abel* Eva K e l l y Bowring* V i r g i n i a Smith Oregon E d i t h Green Nan Wood Honeyman Maurine Brown Neuberger* Pennsylvania Veronica Grace Bo l a n d Vera Daerr Buchanan Kathryn E l i z a b e t h Granahan * Senator TABLE 2. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by State--Continued Number of women s e n t t o Congress, 65th-99th Congresses State Name of women Members Florida Paula Hawkins* Ruth Bryan Owen Hawaii Mary E l i z a b e t h P r u e t t F a r r i n g t o n P a t s y Takemoto Mink Maine Margaret Chase Smith* Olympia J. Snowe Michigan Martha Wright G r i f f i t h s Ruth Thompson Minnesota Muriel Buck Humphrey* Coya G j e s d a l Knutson South Dakota Vera Cahalan Bushfield* Gladys Pyle* Texas Barbara C. J o r d a n Lera M i l l a r d Thomas Washington J u l i a B u t l e r Hansen C a t h e r i n e Dean (Barnes) May Arizona 1 I s a b e l l a Selmes Greenway Colorado 1 P a t r i c i a S. Schroeder Idaho 1 G r a c i e Bowers P f o s t Kentucky 1 K a t h e r i n e Gudger Langley * Senator TABLE 2. State Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by State--Continued Number of women s e n t t o Congress, 65th-99th Congresses Name of women Membe r s Missouri 1 Leonor K r e t z e r S u l l i v a n Montana 1 J e a n n e t t e Rankin Nevada 1 Barbara Vucanovich New Mexico 1 Georgia Lee Lusk North C a r o l i n a 1 E l i z a Jane P r a t t Oklahoma 1 A l i c e Mary Robertson Rhode I s l a n d 1 Claudine Cmarada S c h n e i d e r Utah 1 Reva Z i l p h a Beck Bosone West V i r g i n i a 1 Maude E l i z a b e t h Kee Alaska 0 Delaware 0 Iowa 0 Mississippi 0 New Hampshire 0 TABLE 2. Women i n Congress, 65th-99th Congresses, by State--Continued North Dakota 0 Vermont 0 Virginia 0 Wisconsin 0 Wyoming 0 Congress CCL _t;~~h 66th 67th A6th 67th 70th 71st 72nd ,.:.rd 77 74th 75th 76th 77th 7'3th 79th 80th e k t 82nd 83rd 8att; EZth 66th 87th 88th W t h 90th Slst 9Znd 93-d 94th 95th 96th 97th 98th 99th Year T u t a I Number o f Wumen in Congress N u m b e r af Women i n House N u m b e r of Women i n Senate