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She elected to work under the advice and management of her third husband, Marty Melcher, whom she married in Burbank on April 3, 1951.
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She and elected
She was first elected to the House of Commons in the 1987 general election as member for the constituency of Maidstone ( which became Maidstone and The Weald in 1997 ).
She also was a great-grandniece of Giovanni Schiaparelli, an Italian astronomer who believed he had discovered the supposed canals of Mars, and a great-grandniece of art expert Bernard Berenson ( 1865 – 1959 ) and his sister Senda Berenson ( 1868 – 1954 ), an athlete and educator who was one of the first two women elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame.
She was elected to the Office of State Attorney in November 1978 and was returned to office by the voters four more times.
She defeated Fianna Fáil's Brian Lenihan and Fine Gael's Austin Currie in the 1990 presidential election becoming, as an Independent candidate nominated by the Labour Party, the Workers ' Party and independent senators, the first elected president in the office's history not to have had the support of Fianna Fáil.
She attained fame as the first African-American woman appointed as a United States Federal judge, the first African-American woman elected to the New York State Senate and the first woman to serve as Manhattan borough president.
She was first elected to the City Council in 1975 as an at large member, she served on the council until 1982.
She was elected to the Helsinki City Council, a position she held continuously for five terms from 1977 to 1996.
She remained extremely popular among many ANC supporters, and, in December 1993 and April 1997, she was elected president of the ANC Women's League, though she withdrew her candidacy for ANC Deputy President at the movement's Mafikeng conference in December 1997.
She attended Oakland High School, where she was elected vice president of her senior class ; she graduated with exemplary grades in May 1896.
She dismissed the possibility that other countries might try to seize her territories and immediately started ensuring the imperial dignity for herself ; since a woman could not be elected Holy Roman Empress, Maria Theresa wanted to secure the imperial office for her husband.
She was recognized amongst the best in the field, awarded prestigious fellowships, and elected a member of the National Academy of Sciences in 1944.
She was then elected to the House of Commons in 1972, whereafter she served as a minister of the Crown until 1980, when she became the Speaker of the House of Commons.
Helen Timmons Henderson ( 1877 – 1925 ) helped participate in the work of the Buchanan Mission School at Council, Va. She and Sarah Lee Fain ( 1888 – 1962 ) of Norfolk became the first two women to be elected into the Virginia General Assembly.
She was elected on November 7, 2006 as the first woman sheriff of Benton County and the first elected female sheriff in Oregon.
She and work
She was told by the manservant who opened the door that his lordship was engaged on work from which he had left strict orders he was not to be disturbed.
She spoke also with deep thankfulness of the many individuals and agencies whose interest and efforts through the years had made the work so fruitful in results.
She helped with teaching as well as office work for a few years -- the catalogues show that she had classes in geography, rhetoric and bookkeeping.
She took postgraduate work at the University of Grenoble in France and then returned to London to work on market research with an advertising firm.
She seemed to work to grow close to her son in the few days he spent at home, talking to him about some of the more pleasant moments of his childhood and then trying to talk to him about those things in which he alone was interested.
She was thus a principal agent — almost an embodiment — of the work of the Catholic Church during the Early Middle Ages in the construction of the religion-culture of western Europe.
She has been repaying the debt from her housekeeping budget, and also from some work she got copying papers by hand, which she did secretly in her room, and took pride in her ability to earn money " as if she were a man.
She studied book illustration from a young age and developed her own tastes, but the work of the picture book triumvirate Walter Crane, Kate Greenaway and Randolph Caldecott, the last an illustrator whose work was later collected by her father, was a great influence.
She makes no appearance in Bede's work, the Historia Brittonum, the Mabinogion or Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the Kings of Britain.
She had said, " Don't forget yourself to the point of believing that it was you who wrote this work.
She said that her work was determined more by the political importance of CND than by any security threat posed by subversive elements within it.
She was well suited to the precise work but later wrote, " this was the lowest depth I ever reached in commercial art, and although it was a period when youth and romance were in their first attendance on me, I remember it with gloom and record it with shame.
" She summed up her driving work ethic, " I can say this: When I attempt anything, I have a passionate determination to overcome every obstacle … And I do my own work with a refusal to accept defeat that might almost be called painful.
She appeared on the television series Taxi in the early 1980s, as the wife of the character played by Andy Kaufman, winning two Emmy Awards for her work.
She left college during The Great Depression to work as a secretary at the Fletcher Trust Company in Indianapolis.
She hopes to expose her work in a gallery one day, as she documented the last decade of her life with a Pentax camera.