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05/01/1925 Nellie Tayloe Ross becomes the first U.S. female governor

Nellie Tayloe Ross was the 14th Governor of Wyoming. She was the 1st woman to be sworn in as governor of a U.S. state and remains the only woman to have served as governor of Wyoming. In 1926, she lost re-election, however, remained an active member of the Democratic Party.

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