Franklin, Barbara Hackman

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Birth 1940-03-19

Biographical notes:

United States Representative in Congress from Washington State, 1959-1971.

From the description of Oral history interview of Catherine May Bedell, circa 1997-2000. (Washington State University). WorldCat record id: 646343637

Barbara Hackman Franklin (B.A. Penn State, political science, 1962; Harvard School of Business, 1964) joined the Nixon administration tasked with the recruiting of women to high levels of government service. She continued public service under five presidents, becoming U.S. Secretary of Commerce under George H. Bush in 1992. She founded the management firm, Franklin Enterprises.

From the description of Barbara Hackman Franklin papers, 1953-1995. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 245535604

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Subjects:

  • Women legislators
  • Women--Political activity
  • Women public officers--Archives
  • Legislators

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  • United States (as recorded)