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Barbara Farrell VUCANOVICH

(1921- )

VUCANOVICH, Barbara Farrell, a Representative from Nevada; born Barbara Farrell in Camp Dix, New Jersey, June 22, 1921; attended Miss Quinn’s School, Albany, N.Y.; graduated from Albany Academy for Girls, Albany, N.Y., 1938; attended, Manhattan College of Sacred Heart, New York, N.Y., 1938-1939; businesswoman; staff, United States Senator Paul Laxalt of Nevada, 1974-1982; delegate, Republican National Convention, 1976 and 1980; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-eighth and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-January 3, 1997); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fifth Congress in 1996; member of the White House Commission to Select White House Fellows, 2002.

Bibliography

Vucanovich, Barbara F. and Patricia D. Cafferata. Barbara F. Vucanovich: From Nevada to Congress, and Back Again. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2005.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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