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Iowa legislator from 1976 to 1990.
Civic activist involved in the Jewish community, the Des Moines symphony, the League of Women Voters, and the Proteus Club.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives,1967 to 1969, and the Iowa Senate, 1969 to 1973.
Iowa State senator, Des Moines City Council member, and hearing and speech consultant.
The first African American woman pharmacist licensed in Iowa and presidential appointee to the United States Foreign Service in the 1950s.
A known suffragist who was active in community and political circles in Des Moines, Iowa.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
Leader of the 1949 campaign to reform Des Moines city government and adopt the city manager plan.
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.
Civic leader in Des Moines, Iowa.
Women's study club organized in 1896 by college graduates for their intellectual improvement.
Lawyer and justice on Iowa Court of Appeals.
Attorney and political activist who co-founded the Iowa Women's Political Caucus and was appointed Federal Prosecutor in 1977.
Prominent Des Moines families including Irma Mannheimer, her husband Rabbi Eugene Mannheimer of Temple B'nai Jeshurun, and her parents, Rose and Max Shloss—the owners of Lederer and Strauss and Company.