Fast Facts about Firsts for Women in
Government.

Hattie Wyatt Caraway

Hattie Wyatt Caraway  Hattie Wyatt Caraway—(1878-1950)—She was the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate in 1932. She was the first woman to chair a Senate Committee and the first to serve as the Senate's presiding officer. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hattie_Caraway