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DOUGLAS, Emily Taft, (wife of Paul H. Douglas),
a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Ill., April 10,
1899; Ph.B., University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1919; actor; author; elected
as a Democrat to the Seventy-ninth Congress (January 3, 1945-January 3, 1947);
unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the Eightieth Congress in 1946; United
States Representative to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and
Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 1950; died on January 28, 1994, in White
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Margaret Sanger: Pioneer of the Future. New York: Holt,
Rinehart, and Winston, 1970; Emily Taft Douglas 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