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Author Topic: 11 JUN 1881: THE BIRTH OF JEANETTE RANKIN  (Read 152 times)
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« on: June 11, 2019, 12:34:53 am »

Jeanette Rankin, social Worker, and twice elected member of the house of Representatives is born.

Rankin was the first first female member of the House from Montana. But that was not her only claim to fame. A committed [and she should have been], she was the ONLY member of Congress to vote against the Declaration of War in both World War I AND World War II. She was not reelected after the second vote

You can get more with a smile, a handshake and a gun than you can with a smile and a handshake - Al Capone
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