SLAUGHTER, Louise McIntosh

SLAUGHTER, Louise McIntosh
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
About this object
1929–2018

Biography

SLAUGHTER, Louise McIntosh, a Representative from New York; born Louise McIntosh in Harlan County, Ky., August 14, 1929; graduated from Somerset High School, Somerset, Ky., 1947; B.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 1951; M.S., University of Kentucky, Lexington, Ky., 1953; elected to the Monroe County, N.Y., legislature, 1976-1979; regional coordinator for New York department of state, 1976-1979; coordinator, regional office of New York lieutenant governor, 1979-1982; member of the New York state assembly, 1982-1986; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundredth and to the fifteen succeeding Congresses; served until her death on March 16, 2018 (January 3, 1987-March 16, 2018); chair, Committee on Rules (One Hundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses); died on March 16, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Louise M. Slaughter" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Budget
  • House Committee - Government Operations
  • House Committee - Government Reform and Oversight
  • House Committee - Public Works and Transportation
  • House Committee - Rules - Chair
  • House Committee - Select Committee on Aging
  • House Committee - Select Committee on Homeland Security
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