1932 – Hattie W. Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate.


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Hattie Ophelia Wyatt Caraway was an American political figure who became the first woman elected to serve a full term as a United States Senator. Caraway represented Arkansas. She was the first woman to preside over the Senate. She won reelection to a full term in 1932 with the active support of fellow Senator Huey Long, of neighboring Louisiana.

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