New York State Congresswomen's Biographies

Since 1929 New York State has been represented by women in The US Congress. The biographies of the women who have served from NY are available at the website of Congress.


Chronological list of New York State Members
by Years of Service

  Ruth Sears Baker Pratt (R-NY) 1929-33
  Marian Williams Clarke (R-NY) 1933-35
  Caroline Love Goodwin O'Day (D-NY) 1935-43
  Winifred Claire Stanley (R-NY) 1943-45
  Katharine Price Collier St. George (R-NY) 1947-65
  Edna Flannery Kelly (D-NY) 1949-69
  Jessica McCullough Weis (R-NY) 1959-63
  Shirley Anita Chisholm (D-NY) 1969-83
  Bella Savitzky Abzug (D-NY) 1971-77
  Elizabeth Holtzman (D-NY) 1973-81
  Geraldine Anne Ferraro (D-NY) 1979-85
  Louise M. Slaughter (D-NY) 1987-
  Nita M. Lowey (D-NY) 1989-
  Susan Molinari (R-NY) 1990-97
  Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) 1993-
  Nydia M. Velázquez (D-NY) 1993-
  Sue Weisenbarger Kelly (R-NY) 1995-2007
  Carolyn McCarthy (D-NY) 1997-
  Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) Senator, 2001-2009
  Yvette D. Clarke (D-NY) 2007-
  Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) Rep. 20072009
Senator, 2009
  Nan Hayworth (R-NY) 2010 -
  Ann Marie Buerkle (R-NY) 2010 -
  Kathy Courtney Hochul (D-NY) 2010 -


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