Ross, Nellie Tayloe, 1876-1977

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Nellie Tayloe Ross (1876-1977) was the first woman governor in the United States. Born in St. Joseph, Missouri, she married William Bradford Ross in 1902 and they lived in Cheyenne, Wyoming. William B. Ross, a Democrat, was elected Governor of Wyoming in 1922. Three weeks before election day in 1924, William B. Ross died and Nellie Tayloe Ross was elected in his stead. Nellie Ross lost in her bid for reelection in 1926. She was appointed Director of the U.S. Mint in 1933 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt and served in that capacity until her retirement in 1953.

From the description of Nellie Tayloe Ross papers, 1885-1998, (bulk 1924-1977). (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 27844608

From the guide to the Nellie Tayloe Ross Papers, 1880s-1998, (University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center)

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creatorOf Nellie Tayloe Ross Papers, 1880s-1998 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Averitt, Kaye,. Kaye Averitt collection, 1905-1977. Western Michigan University, Dwight B. Waldo Library
referencedIn Scheer, Teva J., 1950-. Teva J. Scheer papers, 1941-2005. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. Papers: Series III-IV, 1900-1972 (inclusive) [microform]. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Ross, George Tayloe. George Tayloe Ross papers, 1929-1970. University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
creatorOf Ross, Nellie Tayloe, 1876-1977. Nellie Tayloe Ross papers, 1885-1998, (bulk 1924-1977). University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center
referencedIn Papers, 1898, 1909-1963 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn White, Sue Shelton, 1887-1943. Papers, 1898-1963 (inclusive), 1909-1963 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Rayburn, Sam, papers 92-172, 92-257, 92-389, 92-415, 94-017, 96-066, 96-177, 97-347, 98-130, 2008-225, 2009-008. 29749116., 1831, 1845, 1903-2007 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin .
referencedIn Papers, 1833, 1884-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn George Tayloe Ross papers, 1929-1970 University of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
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associatedWith Averitt, Kaye, person
associatedWith Emma (Guffey) Miller, 1874-1970 person
associatedWith Miller, Emma Guffey, 1874-1970. person
associatedWith Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961 person
associatedWith Ross, George Tayloe person
associatedWith Ross, George Tayloe. person
associatedWith Ross, William Bradford person
associatedWith Ross, William Bradford. person
associatedWith Scheer, Teva J., 1950- person
associatedWith SUE SHELTON WHITE, 1887-1943 person
associatedWith United States Mint. corporateBody
associatedWith White, Sue Shelton, 1887-1943. person
associatedWith Wyoming. Governor (1923-1924 : Ross) corporateBody
associatedWith Wyoming. Governor (1925-1927 : Ross) corporateBody
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Wyoming. Governor (1925-1927 : Ross)
Wyoming. Governor (1923-1924 : Ross)
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Politics, Practical--Wyoming
Politics, Practical
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Birth 1876-11-29

Death 1977-12-19

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