Hattie <I>Wyatt</I> Caraway

Hattie Wyatt Caraway

Bakerville, Humphreys County, Tennessee, USA
Death 21 Dec 1950 (aged 72)
Falls Church, Falls Church City, Virginia, USA
Burial Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 7120989 · View Source
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US Senator. She graduated from Dickson Normal College Tennessee, in 1896, then relocated in Jonesboro, Arkansas. In 1931, she was appointed as a Democrat to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her husband, Thaddeus H. Caraway. Reelected in 1932, she was the first woman elected to the United States Senate serving until 1945. An unsuccessful candidate for renomination, she was a member of the United States Employees’ Compensation Commission (1945-46) and a member of the Employees’ Compensation Appeals Board from July 1946, until her death at age 72.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hattie Wyatt Caraway (1 Feb 1878–21 Dec 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7120989, citing Oaklawn Cemetery, Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .