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High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
First woman elected to the Iowa General Assembly, representing Jackson County in both the Iowa House of Representatives and the Iowa Senate.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
Organization to promote the advancement of women in politics.
A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.
Britt, Iowa-born member of the Iowa House of Representatives and vice-chair of the Committee on Agriculture during the farm crisis of the 1980s.
State representative from 1958 to 1964 and the first woman elected to Charles City Council, 1970.
Bettendorf Republican who served on the Scott County Board of Supervisors and the Iowa State Senate.
Active in Republican Party and vice-chairman of the Iowa Republican Central Committee in 1970.
Educator, social activist, politician and businesswoman who was inducted into the Iowa Women's Hall of Fame in 1980.
Television journalist and politician who served as Iowa Secretary of State from 1980 to 1986.
First woman to chair the Republican National Committee, serving from 1974 to 1977. Co-founder of the Louise Noun-Mary Louise Smith Iowa Women's Archives.
A paper delivered by Jochum on a panel titled "Women and Political Discourse" at the Conflict and Civility in Political Discourse symposium in 2011.