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Cecil Harden Congratulatory Letter from President Dwight Eisenhower

By 1890-1969 Dwight D. (Dwight David) Eisenhower


Elected in 1948, Cecil Hardin served 5 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, making her one of the longest-serving women when she retired. In 1951 while in Congress, Cecil Harden became the first woman member of a House subcommittee to make an official trip around the world. She served on the House Committee on Government Operations and on the Committee for Post Office Civil Service.Destination Indiana Social Justice Suffrage 1920 to Presen

Topics: Harden, Cecil Murray, 1894-1984; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; United States. Congress. House; Women in politics; Women legislators; Republican Party (Ind.)
Publisher: Indiana Historical Society
Year: 1950
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