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Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms

Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms (March 27, 1880December 31, 1944) was a United States Representative from Illinois. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... March 27 is the 86th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (87th in leap years). ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... December 31 is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... The House of Representatives is the larger of two houses that make up the U.S. Congress, the other being the United States Senate. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ...


Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms was the daughter of Mark Hanna and the wife of Sen. Joseph Medill McCormick and later Albert G. Simms, hence her maiden name Ruth Hanna and name upon death Ruth Hanna McCormick Simms are also seen in the literature. McCormick took an active role in the women's suffrage movement. Mark Hanna Mark A. Hanna (September 24, 1837–February 15, 1904), born Marcus Alonzo Hanna, was an industrialist and Republican politician from Ohio. ... Joseph Medill McCormick (May 16, 1877 - February 25, 1925) was a Representative and a Senator from Illinois. ... Albert Gallatin Simms (October 8, 1882 - December 29, 1964) was a United States Representative from New Mexico. ... The term womens suffrage is a social, economic and political reform movement aimed at extending suffrage — the right to vote — to women. ...


McCormick was born in Cleveland, Ohio where she attended Hathaway Brown School. Later, she attended the Dobbs Ferry School in New York and the Miss Porter’s School in Farmington, Connecticut. She owned and operated a dairy and breeding farm near Byron, Illinois and was the publisher and president of the Rockford Consolidated Newspapers in Rockford, Illinois. This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Hathaway Brown is an all-girls private School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, founded in 1876. ... NY redirects here. ... Coordinates: NECTA Hartford Region Capitol Region Incorporated 1645 Government  - Type Council-manager  - Town manager Kathleen Eagen  - Council chairman Michael Clark Area  - City 74. ... Byron is a city in Ogle County, Illinois, United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


McCormick was the chairman of the first woman’s executive committee of the Republican National Committee, and an associate member of the national committee 1919-1924, in the latter year becoming the first elected national committeewoman from Illinois and served until 1928. Ruth was the first American woman on the cover of TIME mag. on April 28 1928. She was an active worker for the suffrage amendment from 1913 until the United States Constitution was amended. She was elected as a Republican to the Seventy-first Congress (March 4, 1929-March 3, 1931) (House of Representatives, Illinois, At Large) but was not a candidate for renomination in 1930 as she had received the Republican nomination for United States Senator in which election she was unsuccessful. She resumed her newspaper interests. She married Albert Gallatin Simms, of New Mexico, who was also a Member of the Seventy-first Congress and resided in Albuquerque, New Mexico. In 1932 she founded Sandia Preparatory School and in 1938 she founded Manzano Day School. She died in Chicago, Illinois in 1944 and was buried in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bush/Cheney, 2004 campaign manager Ken Mehlman is the current chairman of the RNC. The Republican National Committee (RNC) provides national leadership for the Republican Party of the United States. ... Wikisource has original text related to this article: Constitution of the United States of America Page one of the original copy of the Constitution. ... United States Capitol (1906) // The Seventy-first United States Congress was a meeting of the legislative branch of the United States federal government, comprised of the United States Senate and the United States House of Representatives. ... The Politics series Politics Portal This box:      House of Representatives is a name used for legislative bodies in many countries. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... The United States Senate is the upper house of the U.S. Congress, smaller than the United States House of Representatives. ... Albert Gallatin Simms (October 8, 1882 - December 29, 1964) was a United States Representative from New Mexico. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... Nickname: Location in the state of New Mexico Coordinates: Country United States State New Mexico County Bernalillo Founded 1706 Government  - Mayor Martin Chavez Area  - City  181. ... Sandia Preparatory School is an independent co-ed school of about 670 students teaching grades 6-12 in the Albuquerque, New Mexico area in the United States, located at 532 Osuna Road NE intersecting Edith. ... Flag Seal Nickname: The Windy City Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location Location in Chicagoland and northern Illinois Coordinates , Government Country State Counties United States Illinois Cook, DuPage Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 606. ...


Bibliography

  • Biography at the Biographical Directory of the United States Congress
  • Miller, Kristie. Ruth Hanna McCormick: A Life in Politics, 1880-1944. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1992.
  • Miller, Kristie. “Ruth Hanna McCormick and the Senatorial Election of 1930.” Illinois Historical Journal, 81 (Autumn 1988): 191-210.

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