Nellie Davis Tayloe Ross (November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977) was an American politician who served as the 14th governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927 and 28th director of the United States Mint from 1933 to 1953.
NELLIE TAYLOE ROSS, the first woman to take the oath of office and serve as governor of a state, was born in St. Joseph, Missouri. Educated in both public and private schools, she settled in Cheyenne after her marriage to William B. Ross.
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Nellie Tayloe Ross, first woman in the United States to serve as governor of a state and the first woman to direct the U.S. mint. Ross was elected governor of Wyoming in 1924, succeeding her husband, incumbent Democrat William Bradford Ross, who died just prior to the election.
Nov 08, 2014 · Nellie Tayloe Ross, a Democrat, was elected governor of Wyoming a month after her governor husband, William Ross, died of appendicitis in the fall of 1924. She ran because of respect for her husband’s Progressive ideas and also as a result of her own a
Nellie Tayloe Ross was the first woman to serve as an American governor (Wyoming, 1925-1927), the first woman to direct the U.S. Mint (1933-1953), and a powerful influence on the Democratic Party for many years. Nellie Tayloe was born in St. Joseph, Missouri on November 29, 1876 to James and Elizabeth Tayloe .
Nov 04, 2014 · B efore there was Sarah Palin or Ann Richards, there was Nellie Tayloe Ross. Ninety years ago today, on Nov 4, 1924, Ross was elected governor of Wyoming, and became the first woman governor in ...