Fast Facts about Firsts for Women in
Government.

Nellie Tayloe Ross

Eleanor Roosevelt 

Nellie Tayloe Ross—(1876-1977)—She was inaugurated as the first woman governor in U.S. history as Governor of Wyoming from 1925-1927. She was the first female Director of the National Mint from 1933-1953. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nellie_Tayloe_Ross