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us: Snowe, Olympia J. (Olympia Jean), 1947-


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  • Fuller Name

    • Olympia Jean
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19470221
    • Birth Place

        Augusta, Me.
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Maine at Orono
        • Affiliation End: 1969
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Maine. Legislature. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1973
        • Affiliation End: 1976
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Maine. Legislature. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 1976
        • Affiliation End: 1978
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. House
        • Affiliation Start: 19790103
        • Affiliation End: 19950103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19950103
        • Affiliation End: 20130103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    • Gender

        female
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Legislators
    • Sources

      • found: NUCMC data from Woodstock Historical Society Museum for Town of Woodstock, Me., collection, 18--][ongoing] (Olympia Snow; U.S. senator from Maine; married to former Gov. John R. McKernan)
      • found: Biog. dir. U.S. Congress WWW page, May 18, 1999 (Snow, Olympia Jean, 1947- )
      • found: Her Web site, Aug. 16, 2000 (Olympia J. Snowe; United States Senator for Maine)
      • found: Biog. dir. U.S. Congress Web site, Aug. 16, 2000 (Snowe, Olympia Jean, 1947-; b. Feb. 21, 1947, Augusta, Me.)
      • found: Biographical directory of the U.S. Congress website, May 9, 2013 (Snowe, Olympia Jean, a Senator and a Representative from Maine; born Olympia Jean Boucles, Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, February 21, 1947; attended St. Basil's Academy, Garrison, N.Y. 1962; graduated from Edward Little High School, Auburn Maine 1965; B.A., University of Maine, Orono 1969; businesswoman; district office manager for Representative William S. Cohen; Auburn board of voter registration 1971-1973; served in Maine house of representatives 1973-1976; served in Maine State senate 1976-1978; delegate, Maine State Republican convention 1976; delegate, Republican National Convention 1976; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-sixth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1979-January 3, 1995); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives in 1994, but was elected to the United States Senate in 1994; reelected in 2000, and again in 2006, and served from January 3, 1995, to January 3, 2013; chair, Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship (One Hundred Eighth and One Hundred Ninth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection to the Senate in 2012)
    • Change Notes

      • 1999-05-18: new
      • 2013-06-07: revised
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