Definition of Jeannette Rankin

1. Noun. Leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana; the first woman to serve in the United States House of Representatives (1880-1973).

Exact synonyms: Rankin
Generic synonyms: Pol, Political Leader, Politician, Politico, Suffragist

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Literary usage of Jeannette Rankin

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1. National Miniatures by Francis Ellington Leupp (1918)
"Jeannette Rankin, MC " "w" ADIES and gentlemen of the House of Representatives. ... whispered: "He recognizes Jeannette Rankin as embodying the whole sex! ..."

2. The Days of a Man: Being Memories of a Naturalist, Teacher, and Minor by David Starr Jordan (1922)
"... Rankin My own The President defines our I was pleased to meet again Miss Jeannette Rankin of Montana, the first woman to ..."

3. The American Labor Year Book by Dept. of Labor Research, Rand School of Social Science (1918)
"November 7—For the first time a woman was elected to the House of Representatives of the United States. Miss Jeannette Rankin was chosen Representative ..."

4. The Woman Citizen: A General Handbook of Civics, with Special Consideration by Mary Brown Sumner Boyd (1918)
"... by Dean Ellen Spenser Mussey of the Washington College of Law and introduced in Congress in May, 1917, by Representative Jeannette Rankin, providing: 1. ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Edward Aloysius Pace, Charles George Herbermann (1922)
"... in 1916 the distinction came to Montana of being the first State to send a woman to Congress, Miss Jeannette Rankin, of Missoula, being chosen. ..."

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