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Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was a...

wikipedia - 07 Nov 2016
Jeannette Pickering Rankin (June 11, 1880 – May 18, 1973) was an American politician and women's rights advocate, and the first woman to hold national office in the United States. She was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives by the state of Montana in 1916, and again in 1940.
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Learn 15 firsts in Montana history — from dams to parks to cars

Helena Independent Record - 18 Sep 2018
'I have heard her speak, and she is one of the most fluent talkers I ever listened to,' Paul Barden of Missoula and the U.S. State Department told the Washington Times in 1916 of Jeannette Rankin. 'She speaks anywhere and as often as she gets the chance.
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Five interesting facts about women in Congress

Kankakee Daily Journal - 12 Sep 2018
Montana elected 1st. Jeannette Rankin, a Republican from Montana, was the first woman elected to serve in the U.S. Congress. She was elected on Nov. 9, 1916, and served from 1917–19. Landmark anniversary nears ...
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Week full of events for refugees slated in Missoula

The Missoulian - 13 Sep 2018
18, 5:30 p.m. at Jeannette Rankin Peace Center: Join the Jeannette Rankin Peace Center for a discussion about "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai, followed a Q&A session with Maria Chaudhary surrounding the stereotypes and generalizations that are ...
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Out and About: This week in arts and entertainment

The Missoulian - 15 Sep 2018
Discussion about "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai, 5:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A with Maria Chaudhary, Jeannette Rankin Peace Center, 519 S. Higgins Ave. Arts Missoula community discussion on increasing the strategic partnerships with sisters cities of ...
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Rankin Elementary School opens doors to 405 students

NBC Montana - 30 Aug 2018
KALISPELL, Mont. — Kalispell's brand-new Jeannette Rankin Elementary School had its first-ever first day of school Wednesday. The Kalispell Public School District estimated the school would serve 375 students, but enrollment was actually 405 ...
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Letters From the September 24-October 1, 2018, Issue

The Nation. - 30 Aug 2018
In 1968, the Jeannette Rankin Brigade, the Miss America protest, and other female-organized actions demonstrated that feminism had taken a bold new turn. Feminist leaders were on the cover of every magazine; women's consciousness-raising groups were ...
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Back to school: All the changes Missoula families need to know

The Missoulian - 29 Aug 2018
Big Sky High School, Meadow Hill, Jeannette Rankin and Lowell Elementary will all have new principals this year. But not all of them are new to the district. Barbara Frank, who will be the new principal at Lowell, is the only new principal who is also ...
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Kalispell Welcomes First New Elementary School in Three Decades

Flathead Beacon - 20 Aug 2018
Then the city didn't get a new elementary for over 30 years, until the completion of Edgerton in 1987, followed by another three-decade wait before breaking ground on its sixth and most recent: Rankin Elementary School on Airport Road. Considering the ...
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Nelson: McCain was far from a maverick

INFORUM - 08 Sep 2018
(Obamacare, anyone?) He was still in Washington's mainstream all the while. A true maverick is a constitutionalist such as Ron Paul, a neutralist such as Sen. Robert Taft, or pacifist U.S. Rep. Jeannette Rankin, who voted against entering both World ...
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Missoula schools back in session amid ongoing construction

The Missoulian - 29 Aug 2018
The new Jeannette Rankin school also is still under construction. Students will attend Cold Springs Elementary until Rankin's completion, which is slated for late fall or winter. The new Willard building also is expected to open later this fall but ...
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Progress made, but more is needed

Ironton Tribune - 22 Aug 2018
Jeannette Rankin, of Montana, had been the first woman elected to a federal office when she took her seat in the U.S. House three years earlier (Women could run for office prior to 1920 in some areas, but not vote in those same elections, as was the ...
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1968: Women's liberation takes the stage - 14 Sep 2018
In January 1968, the New York Radical Women (NYRW), which called the Miss America protest later that year, formed a contingent in the Jeannette Rankin Brigade antiwar march in Washington, D.C., where they brought radical demands for women's ...
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A Giant Among Men

Flathead Beacon - 31 Aug 2018
Few doubt now that Jeannette Rankin and Mike Mansfield consistently voted with Montana in mind. Taking a party unpopular position isn't easy, especially when some forget we elect policymakers to represent Montana's interests above all else. Recognizing ...
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Congressional candidate Williams stops by Lewistown

Lewistown News-Argus - 22 Aug 2018
Williams said she believes Montanans deserve better and she hopes to get an opportunity as the first woman Congressman in the state since Jeannette Rankin. “There are opportunities to elect someone who actually listens to people and allows public ...
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Teachers, staff get look at new Jeannette Rankin Elementary School

The Missoulian - 18 May 2018
Jeannette Rankin was born in Missoula and became the first woman elected to U.S. Congress in 1916. She became famous for her unwavering pacifism in a time of war. Students and parents from Cold Springs voted to name the school after her late last year.

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