Rankin was a politician and an activist for women’s right. She was the first woman elected to the U.S. Congress in 1916 (four years before women were granted the right to vote) and represented the state of Montana. As of 2018, no other woman has represented Montana in Congress.
If I had my life to live over, I would do it all again, but this time I would be nastier. – Jeannette Rankin
1. Jeannette Ranking Foundation– Dedicated to empowering women through education by providing scholarships & support for women 35+ to build better lives through college completion.
3. U.S. Senate
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