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Born: January 29, 1912

Died: April 22, 2003 (aged 91)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Bio: Martha Wright Griffiths was an American lawyer and judge before being elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1954. Griffiths was the first woman to serve on the powerful House Committee on Ways and Means and the first woman elected to the United States Congress from Michigan as a member of the Democratic Party.

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