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Document for January 12th:
Election Certification of Hattie Caraway


Election Certification of Hattie Caraway

Election Certification of Hattie Caraway, December 15, 1932; Records of the United States Senate

On January 12, 1932, after winning a special election to fill the remaining months of her late husband's term, Hattie Caraway became the first woman to be elected to the United States Senate.
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