Paula Fickes Hawkins
1927 - Born on the 24th of January in Salt Lake City, Utah.
1978 - She was the Republican candidate for Lt. Governor on the ticket headed by Jack Eckerd.
1980 - She was elected to the United States Senate representing Florida, becoming Florida's first woman elected to statewide office.
1981 - 1987 - Her term as United States Senator (Class 3) from Florida.
1986 - She lost her re-election bid to then Gov. Bob Graham.
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