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VUCANOVICH, Barbara Farrell, a Representative from Nevada; born Barbara Farrell in Camp Dix, New
Jersey, June 22, 1921; attended Miss Quinns School, Albany, N.Y.; graduated
from Albany Academy for Girls, Albany, N.Y., 1938; attended, Manhattan College
of Sacred Heart, New York, N.Y., 1938-1939; businesswoman; staff, United States
Senator Paul Laxalt of Nevada, 1974-1982; delegate, Republican National
Convention, 1976 and 1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to
the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1997); not a
candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996; member of
the White House Commission to Select White House Fellows, 2002; died on June
10, 2013, in Reno, Nev.
BibliographyVucanovich, Barbara F. and Patricia D. Cafferata.
Barbara F. Vucanovich: From Nevada to Congress, and Back
Again. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2005.