Schroeder, Patricia

Born: Jul 30, 1940 AD
Currently alive, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1940 - Born in Portland, Oregon on the 30th of July.

1972 - She won election for Congress in Colorado's first district, based in Denver, over freshman Republican incumbent James McKevitt. McKevitt, previously the Denver district attorney,

1973 - Representative from Colorado.

         - 1st woman to serve on House Armed Services Committee.

1947 - Regarded as the most Democratic in the Rockies, since Dean M. Gillespie.

1987 - Announcing her withdrawal in an emotional press conference on the 28th of September.

1988 - She became the first woman to serve on the House Armed Services Committee, and was a prime mover behind the Family and Medical Leave Act. She ran for President of the United States.

1997 - She has been the President and CEO of the Association of American Publishers.

1998 - Wrote memoir "24 Years of House Work...and the Place Is Still a Mess".

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