|Image courtesy of the Honorable Elizabeth Furse.
FURSE, Elizabeth, a Representative from Oregon; born in Nairobi, Kenya, October 13,
1936; B.A., Evergreen State College, 1974; director, Oregon Legal Services
restoration program for Native American tribes, 1980-1986; co-founded the
Oregon Peace Institute in 1985; co-owner and co-operator of a vineyard; elected
as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the two succeeding Congresses
(January 3, 1993-January 3, 1999); was not a candidate for reelection in 1998
to the One Hundred Sixth Congress.
BibliographyElizabeth Furse 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