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MINETA, Norman Y. | US House Of Representatives: …

Thirty years after being imprisoned by the United States government because of the happenstance of his ancestry, Norman Y. Mineta helped change forever the inner workings of the United States House of Representatives. Over a 20-year career in the House, the San Jose Congressman worked to make the federal lawmaking process more accountable. From the …

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Legislative Interests | US House of Representatives: …

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Records Search | US House of Representatives: History, …

Posted: (53 years ago) Explore the U.S. House of Representatives through Records Search, a thoughtfully chosen collection of primary sources. Records Search contains a selection of the millions of pages of official archival records of committees and officers that highlight key historical moments and provide institutional and functional context about the House. Learn ...

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Speakers of the House | US House of Representatives: …

Posted: (53 years ago) Fast Facts. First Speaker of the House. Frederick A.C. Muhlenberg of Pennsylvania was elected presiding officer on April 1, 1789, the day the House organized itself during the First Federal Congress (1789–1791). Longest-Serving Speaker of the House. Samuel Rayburn of Texas served as Speaker for a total of 17 years, two months, and two days.

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MIKULSKI, Barbara Ann | US House of Representatives: …

Posted: (53 years ago) May 23, 2017  · The men and women of the space program are the best of the American economy, creating jobs for today and jobs for tomorrow.” 40 In 2012 she received two honors: a new supernova discovered more than seven billion light-years away by the Hubble Space Telescope was named Supernova Mikulski; and the Space Telescope Science Institute …

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AUSTRIA, Steve | US House of Representatives: History, …

Posted: (53 years ago) Becoming just the second person of Filipino heritage to serve as a voting Representative in Congress, Steve Austria won election to the U.S. House of Representatives amid the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression.1 As a proponent of shrinking government services and spurring small business growth, Austria quickly worked his way onto the influential …

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The Committee on Science and Astronautics - House

Posted: (53 years ago) The Committee on Science and Astronautics July 21, 1958 Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives About this object Louisiana Congressman Overton Brooks spent 13 terms in the House of Representatives. Elected in 1936, he served until his death in 1961.

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The House Portrait of Science and Technology Committee …

Posted: (53 years ago) The portrait’s unveiling on June 8, 1983, was a brief but ebullient event. Vice President George H.W. Bush attended, as did many members of the military and the space program. Pilk was recognized for her work on this and other congressional portraits. A noted portrait painter, she painted two other Science Committee portraits: Fuqua’s ...

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“Somebody Was Going to Be the First” | US House of …

Posted: (53 years ago) Nov 23, 2021  · During Looper’s first day on the job she answered questions from reporters, posed for pictures, met her fellow Pages, and toured the Capitol. As a Page, she performed the same tasks as her male colleagues, primarily running errands for Members of Congress. “When I got to Washington, people were sending me news clips from the newspapers all ...

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WOODHOUSE, Chase Going | US House of …

Posted: (53 years ago) She retired to a circa-1726 home on a 390-acre farm near Baltic, Connecticut. On December 12, 1984, Chase Woodhouse died in New Canaan, Connecticut. 23 The Hartford Courant described her as “a diminutive woman of unlimited perseverance,” who even in her 90s radiated “prodigious energy” and “undimmed” optimism. 24.

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PATTERSON, Elizabeth J. | US House of Representatives: History, …

Posted: (53 years ago) Patterson settled into a teaching job as a political science professor at Spartanburg Methodist College. In 1999 she received an MA in liberal arts from Converse College. Elizabeth Patterson died on November 10, 2018. Footnotes

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Blog Search | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 11, 2022  · Fisherman's Luck. by History on March 16, 2022. After the 83rd Congress (1953–1955) adjourned sine die in late August 1954, a reporter from the Baltimore Sun caught up with Representative Edward Tylor Miller of Maryland and asked about his late summer plans. The first thing on his to-do list, Miller said, was to go fishing.

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COLLINS, Barbara-Rose | US House of Representatives: History, Art ...

Posted: (53 years ago) A longtime community activist and single mother, Barbara-Rose Collins was elected to Congress in 1990 on a platform to bring federal dollars and social aid to her economically depressed neighborhood in downtown Detroit. In the House, Collins focused on her lifelong advocacy for minority rights and on ensuring that Black families and Black communities had the resources …

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BOGGS, Corinne Claiborne (Lindy) - House

Posted: (53 years ago) Jul 11, 2008  · When 14-term Representative and House Majority Leader Thomas Hale Boggs Sr.’s airplane vanished without a trace over the vast Alaska landscape in 1972, Democratic leaders in Louisiana immediately turned to his wife, Corinne (Lindy) Boggs. After three decades of serving as her husband’s political confidante, strategist, and surrogate campaigner, Lindy …

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Oral History Multimedia Search | US House of Representatives: …

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STOKES, Louis | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives

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Posted: (53 years ago) Louis Stokes was born on February 23, 1925, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Charles and Louise Cinthy (Stone) Stokes. 2 His father worked in a laundromat and died when Louis was young. Stokes and his younger brother, Carl, were raised by their widowed mother, whose salary as a domestic was supplemented by welfare payments.

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CAPPS, Lois | US House of Representatives: History, Art & Archives

Posted: (53 years ago) Lois Capps was born Lois Ragnhild Grimsrud in Ladysmith, Wisconsin, on January 10, 1938, to Jurgen, a minister, and Solveig Grimsrud. 2 The Grimsruds later moved to Kalispell, Montana, where Lois, the only daughter, graduated from Flathead County High School in 1955. She earned a bachelor of science in nursing from Pacific Lutheran University ...

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QUEZON, Manuel L. | US House of Representatives: History, Art

Posted: (53 years ago) During a career that spanned the length of America’s colonial rule in the Philippines, Manuel L. Quezon held an unrivaled grasp upon territorial politics that culminated with his service as the commonwealth’s first president. Although he once fought against the United States during its invasion of the islands in the early 1900s, Quezon quickly catapulted himself into a Resident ...

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DAWSON, William Levi | US House of Representatives: History, Art …

Posted: (53 years ago) The third African American elected to Congress in the 20th century and the first black Member to chair a standing committee, William L. Dawson served in the House of Representatives for nearly three decades. A product of the influential Chicago Democratic machine, Dawson remained loyal to the organization and the political party that propelled his long congressional career. …

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