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Eleanor Miller


Date Party Office Votes Result
11-07-1922 Republican AD-67 11338 Win
11-04-1924 Republican AD-67 16511 Win
11-02-1926 Republican AD-67 16219 Win
11-06-1928 Republican AD-67 28851 Win
11-04-1930 Republican AD-52 17820 Win
11-08-1932 Republican AD-47 20403 Win
11-06-1934 Republican AD-47 19782 Win
11-03-1936 Republican AD-47 19744 Win
11-08-1938 Republican AD-47 19830 Win
11-05-1940 Republican AD-47 23686 Win

Candidate Biography:

Born: March 7, 1868 in Industry, Illinois
Died: December 19, 1943 in Pasadena, CA

Previous: Founder and Principal, Eleanor Miller School of Expression

  • LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: The only woman to servce in the California Legislature during the first half of WWII.
  • SHE STOOD ALONE: Miller was one of three legislators who have served as the sole member of their gender in the Legislature at that time. Eleanor Miller was the only woman in the Legislature in 1929-30, 1933-1936 and 1941-42. Kathryn Niehouse was the only woman in the Legislature in 1943-1952. Pauline L. Davis was the only woman in the Legislature in 1961-1966. Additionally, Rose Ann Vuich the sole woman in the State Senate in 1977-78.

Source: California Blue Book (1928)

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