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us: Bolton, Frances Payne Bingham, 1885-1977

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    • us: Bingham, Frances Payne, 1885-1977
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    • Birth Place

        Cleveland, Ohio
    • Death Place

        Lyndhurst, Ohio
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United Nations. General Assembly
        • Affiliation Start: 1953
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19400227
        • Affiliation End: 19690103
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  • Sources

    • found: Western Reserves Hist. Society. Library. An introduction to the Frances Payne Bolton papers, 1989: CIP t.p.
    • found: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, via WWW, July 16, 2013 (Bolton, Frances Payne (1885-1977); a Representative from Ohio; born Francis Payne Bingham on March 29, 1885 in Cleveland, Ohio; attended private schools in the United States and France; active in public health, nursing education and other social service, education, and philanthropic work; vice regent for Ohio of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association; member of the Republican State central committee, 1937-1940; delegate to Republican National Conventions and member of Resolutions Committee, 1956, 1960, 1964, and 1968; first woman appointed as congressional delegate to the United Nations General Assembly, 1953; elected as a Republican by special election, February 27, 1940, to the Seventy-sixth Congress to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Chester C. Bolton; reelected to the fourteen succeeding Congresses and served from February 27, 1940, to January 3, 1969; unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1968 to the Ninety-first Congress; resided in Lyndhurst, Ohio, where she died March 9, 1977)
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    • 1989-08-09: new
    • 2013-07-18: revised
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