Gracie <I>Bowers</I> Pfost

Gracie Bowers Pfost

Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas, USA
Death 11 Aug 1965 (aged 59)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Meridian, Ada County, Idaho, USA
Plot Section IOOF, Row 15
Memorial ID 6570274 · View Source
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US Congresswoman. She moved with her parents to a farm in the Boise Valley, Idaho, in 1911, graduated from Link’s Business University, in 1929 and was a chemist for a milk products company. She was deputy county clerk, auditor, and recorder of Canyon County, (1929-39) and treasurer of Canyon County, (1941-51). In 1953, she was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third Congress and to the next four succeeding Congresses, serving until 1963. Not a candidate for re-nomination, she served as Special Assistant for Elderly Housing, Federal Housing Administration, Washington, D.C., until her death from Hodgkins disease at age 59.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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