Sara Orr, Secretary to Rebecca Felton Orr family photo

Sara Orr, Secretary to Rebecca Felton

Taken at Senate Building, Washington DC, Washington DC USA on .

Sarah Orr was the secretary for the first woman US Senator - Rebecca Latimer Felton (Mrs. W. H.)of Georgia. She was appointed to fill a term left vacant by the death of Senator Thomas E. Watson. She ... show more

Sarah Orr was the secretary for the first woman US Senator - Rebecca Latimer Felton (Mrs. W. H.)of Georgia. She was appointed to fill a term left vacant by the death of Senator Thomas E. Watson. She served only 2 days.

Women got the right to vote just 2 years earlier.


Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress

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