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High school English teacher who was active in state and national Democratic Party politics during the 1950s and 1960s.
Republican National Committeewoman in the 1950s and 1960s from Red Oak, Iowa.
Teacher, social worker, human rights commission director, and university regent from Waterloo.
Two-term Iowa state senator. Hannon chaired the Human Resources Committee and was instrumental in founding the Iowa Women's Foundation in Iowa City.
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.
Organic farmer and political activist who served as president of National Family Farm Coalition.
Human rights advocate from Burlington, Iowa who was active in local and international issues, particularly UNA-USA and the League of Women Voters.
Politician and women's rights activist from Red Oak, Iowa,who ran for Iowa state representative in 1966.
First woman mayor of Iowa City, serving from 1922 to 1925.
Member of the Iowa House of Representatives, 1965-1966, and the first Jewish woman elected to the Iowa Legislature.
Republican Iowa legislator from 1950 to 1956 and former president of the League of Women Voters of Iowa.
Teacher's aide, packinghouse worker, and union activist, Burleson was the first woman and first African American elected to the Fort Dodge City Council.
Political activist and Johnson County, Iowa, supervisor who was the daughter of British Prime Minister Clement Attlee.
State legislator from Iowa City and president of the Iowa Peace Institute.
Elected to the Iowa House of Representatives in 1982 and in 1986, she became the first woman Lieutenant Governor of Iowa.
State senator from 1972 to 1980 from Grinnell, Iowa.
Feminist, legislator and community activist who worked in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.