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On This Day in History: The First Female Governor in the U.S. was Elected

On This Day in History: The First Female Governor in the U.S. was Elected

Let’s learn more about Nellie Tayloe Ross, the first woman governor in U.S. history. On this day in 1925, Nellie Tayloe Ross was elected the 14th governor of Wyoming to complete the term of her husband William Bradford Ross, who died in office. Nellie served as Wyoming’s governor from January 5, 1925 to January 3,