Governor Lady: The Life and Times of Nellie Tayloe Ross

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Governor Lady is the fascinating story of one of the most famous political women of her generation. Nellie Tayloe Ross was elected governor of Wyoming in 1924--just four years after American women won the vote--and she went on to be nominated for U.S. vice president in 1928, named vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee the same year, and appointed the first female director of the Mint in 1932. Ross launched her career when her husband, William Bradford Ross, the preceding governor, died, leaving her widowed ...

Governor Lady: The Life and Times of Nellie Tayloe Ross 2005, University of Missouri Press

ISBN-13: 9780826216267

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