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Margaret Chase Smith

  • Birth 14 Dec 1897 Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, USA
  • Death 29 May 1995 Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, USA
  • Burial Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, USA
  • Memorial ID 7232890

US Congresswoman, US Senator. Elected to represent Maine's 2nd District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1940 to 1949. Also served as a United States Senator from Maine from 1949 to 1973, defeated in 1973, as a Republican, and Candidate for the Republican Nomination for President in 1964. She received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989.

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  • Added: 4 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7232890
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret Chase Smith (14 Dec 1897–29 May 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7232890, citing Margaret Chase Smith Library Grounds, Skowhegan, Somerset County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .