Known for her strenuous campaigning, commanding oratory, and devotion to her Florida constituents, Representative Ruth Bryan Owen was the first woman to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
History, Art & Archives, U.S. House of Representatives, “Ruth Bryan Owen,” https://history.house.gov/Collection/Detail
(December 15, 2018)
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