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Published by Pomegranate Press in Los Angeles .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • United States

Subjects:

  • Knutson, Cornelia Gjesdal, 1912-,
  • United States. Congress. House -- Biography.,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
  • Women legislators -- United States -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 319-326) and index.

StatementGretchen Urnes Beito.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE748.K75 B45 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination334 p., [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2064722M
ISBN 100938817027
LC Control Number88061061

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