Margaret Chase Smith

Margaret Chase Smith

Born: December 14, 1897

Died: May 29, 1995

Nationality: American

Occupation: Politician

Biography: Margaret Madeline Chase Smith was an American politician. A member of the Republican Party, she served as a U.S Representative and a U.S. Senator from Maine. She was the first woman to serve in both houses of the United States Congress, and the first woman to represent Maine in either.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in The Teacher's Quotation Book : Little Lessons On Learning (1986) by Murray I. Suid and Wanda Lincoln

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