Emily <I>Taft</I> Douglas

Emily Taft Douglas

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 28 Jan 1994 (aged 94)
White Plains, Westchester County, New York, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 7890325 · View Source
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U.S. Congresswoman. She graduated with a Ph.B., from the University of Chicago, in 1919 and authored several books. In 1945, he was elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress, serving until 1947. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, she was the United States Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, in 1950. She was also married to U.S. Senator Paul Douglas from 1931 until his death in 1976.

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  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 23 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7890325
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Emily Taft Douglas (10 Apr 1899–28 Jan 1994), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7890325, citing Jackson Park, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave Cremated, Ashes scattered.