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ⓘ Nellie Cline Steenson




                                     

ⓘ Nellie Cline Steenson

Nellie Cline Steenson was an American politician and lawyer who served in the Kansas House of Representatives, Idaho House of Representatives and Idaho Senate. A Democrat, she was the elected county attorney of Pawnee County, Kansas before her 1920 election to the Kansas House of Representatives, where she served two terms. Moving to Pocatello, Idaho in 1935, she entered Idaho politics in 1942 and was the first woman elected to the Idaho Senate. She served a total of eight terms in the Idaho Legislature.

Senator Steenson was the first woman to argue a case before the Supreme court of Kansas.

He graduated from Baker University in Baldwin city, Kansas and a native of Larned, Kansas, she was part of the second group of women to serve in the Kansas House of representatives, where Rep. Minnie J. Grinstead, REM. Minnie Minnich and Remus. IDA Walker. During his tenure in the Kansas legislature, she is the author States the first law providing for the protection of farm labor. During your stay in the Idaho legislature it passed a law to provide pensions for retired police and firefighters and worked for the benefit of the University of Idaho.

1921-1922 Kansas house of representatives Committee assignments

  • State Institutions. (Государственные Институты)
  • Judiciary. (Судебная система)
  • Irrigation. (Орошение)
  • Education. (Образование)

1923-1924 Kansas house of representatives Committee assignments

  • Education. (Образование)
  • Agriculture. (Сельское хозяйство)
  • Judiciary. (Судебная система)
  • Buildings and Grounds. (Зданий и территории)
                                     
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  • Senator from Kansas, 1909 1915. Andrew Cherng Panda Express founder Nellie Cline Steenson - Member of the Kansas House of Representatives, Member of the Idaho

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