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Women in the Senate: Former Senators


 

 
Photo of Felton
 

Senator Rebecca Latimer Felton of Georgia, November 1922 [Library of Congress]

Hattie Caraway
 

Senator Hattie Caraway of Arkansas, 1931-1945 [Library of Congress]

Rose McConnell Long
 

Senator Rose McConnell Long of Louisiana, 1936-1937 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Hattie Caraway with Dixie B. Graves outside, 1937
 

Senator Dixie Bibb Graves of Alabama, 1937-1938 [Library of Congress]

Gladys Pyle
 

Gladys Pyle of South Dakota, 1938-1939 [Library of Congress]

Vera Cahalan Bushfield, 1948
 

Senator Vera Cahalan Bushfield of South Dakota, 1948 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Photo of Margaret Chase Smith
 

Senator Margaret Chase Smith of Maine, 1949-1973 [Margaret Chase Smith Library]

Eva Kelley Bowring, 1954
 

Senator Eva Kelley Bowring of Nebraska, 1954 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Hazel Hempel Abel, 1954
 

Senator Hazel Hempel Abel of Nebraska, 1954 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Maurine Brown Neuberger, 1960-1967
 

Senator Maurine Brown Neuberger of Oregon, 1960-1967 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Elaine S. Edwards, 1972
 

Senator Elaine S. Edwards of Louisiana, 1972 [Library of Congress]

Muriel Humphrey, 1978
 

Senator Muriel Humphrey of Minnesota, 1978 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Maryon Allen, 1978
 

Senator Maryon Allen of Alabama, 1978 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Image of Nancy L. Kassebaum
 

Senator Nancy L. Kassebaum of Kansas, 1978-1997 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Paula Hawkins, 1981-1987
 

Senator Paula Hawkins of Florida, 1981-1987 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Jocelyn Burdick, 1992
 

Senator Jocelyn Burdick of North Dakota, 1992 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Carol Moseley Braun, 1993-1999
 

Senator Carol Moseley Braun of Illinois, 1993-1999 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Sheila Frahm, 1996
 

Senator Sheila Frahm of Kansas, 1996 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Blanche Lincoln, 1999-2011
 

Senator Blanche Lincoln of Arkansas, 1999-2011 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Hillary Rodham Clinton, 2001-2009
 

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York, 2001-2009 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Jean Carnahan, 2001-2002
 

Senator Jean Carnahan of Missouri, 2001-2002 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Elizabeth Dole, 2003-2009
 

Senator Elizabeth Dole of North Carolina, 2003-2009 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Photo of Kay Bailey Hutchison
 

Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas, 1993-2013 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Senator Olympia Snowe
 

Senator Olympia Snowe of Maine, 1995-2013 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Photo of Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina
 

Senator Kay Hagan of North Carolina, 2009-2015 [Senate Historical Office]

Kelly Ayotte
 

Senator Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, 2011-2017 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Barbara Boxer
 

Senator Barbara Boxer of California, 1993-2017 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Barbara Mikulski
 

Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland, 1987-2017 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Heidi Heitkamp
 

Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, 2013-2019 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]

Claire McCaskill
 

Senator Claire McCaskill of Missouri, 2007-2019 [U.S. Senate Historical Office]