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Margaret Chase Smith

Margaret Chase SmithAKA Margaret Madeline Chase

Born: 14-Dec-1897
Birthplace: Skowhegan, ME
Died: 29-May-1995
Location of death: Skowhegan, ME
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Cremated, Margaret Chase Smith Library, Skowhegan, ME

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: US Senator from Maine, 1949-73

Military service: US Air Force Reserve (1950-58, Lt. Col.)

Republican, elected originally to fill her deceased husband's House seat.

Husband: Clyde Harold Smith (US Representative from Maine)

    High School: (Skowhegan, ME, 1916)
    University: Colby College

    US Congressman, Maine 2nd, 3-Jun-1940 to 3-Jun-1949
    US Senator, Maine 3-Jan-1949 to 3-Jan-1973
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 6-Jul-1989
    Hip Replacement Surgery right, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York City (Jul-1970)

Is the subject of books:
No Place for a Woman: A Life of Senator Margaret Chase Smith, 2000, BY: Janann Sherman

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