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This Week in History: A fact for February

Florence Prag Kahn

Florence Prag Kahn elected as first Jewish woman in U.S. Congress

February 17, 1925

Florence Prag Kahn won a special election, becoming the fifth woman and first Jewish woman to serve in the United States Congress.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "This Week in History: A fact for February." (Viewed on September 1, 2014) <http://jwa.org/thisweek/feb/random>.

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