Monday, January 5, 2009

Today in History: Wyoming gets its first female governor

Hey, girls! On this day in 1925, Wyoming elected the state's (and the country's!) first female governor, Nellie Tayloe Ross. Nellie became governor after her husband's death, and during her term, she pushed for tax cuts and for laws that would help poor farmers, women, and children. To learn more about this woman's fascinating history -- and 101 year life! -- check out this article on!

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