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 Reva Zilpha <I>Beck</I> Bosone

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Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone Famous memorial

Birth
American Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
Death
21 Jul 1983 (aged 88)
Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, USA
Burial
American Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot
C-21-4
Memorial ID
8218087 View Source

U.S. Congresswoman. She graduated from Westminster Junior College, in 1917, from the University of California, in 1919 and taught high school, (1920-27). She graduated from the University of Utah College of Law, in 1930, was admitted to the bar, then practiced law in Helper, Utah, (1931-33) and Salt Lake City, (1933-36). She was a member of the Utah State House of Representatives, (1933-35), first director of Utah State Board for Education on Alcoholism, (1947-48) and Judge of Salt Lake City, (1936-49). In 1949, she was the first woman from Utah elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, serving until 1953. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, she practiced law, was legal counsel to Safety and Compensation Subcommittee of House Committee on Education and Labor, (1957-60) and a judicial officer to the U.S. Post Office Department, (1961-68). Leaving public service, she retired to Virginia, until her death at age 88.

U.S. Congresswoman. She graduated from Westminster Junior College, in 1917, from the University of California, in 1919 and taught high school, (1920-27). She graduated from the University of Utah College of Law, in 1930, was admitted to the bar, then practiced law in Helper, Utah, (1931-33) and Salt Lake City, (1933-36). She was a member of the Utah State House of Representatives, (1933-35), first director of Utah State Board for Education on Alcoholism, (1947-48) and Judge of Salt Lake City, (1936-49). In 1949, she was the first woman from Utah elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses, serving until 1953. An unsuccessful candidate for reelection, she practiced law, was legal counsel to Safety and Compensation Subcommittee of House Committee on Education and Labor, (1957-60) and a judicial officer to the U.S. Post Office Department, (1961-68). Leaving public service, she retired to Virginia, until her death at age 88.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Crutchfield
  • Added: 29 Dec 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8218087
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8218087/reva-zilpha-bosone: accessed ), memorial page for Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone (2 Apr 1895–21 Jul 1983), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8218087, citing American Fork Cemetery, American Fork, Utah County, Utah, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.