When Hattie Morris was born in September 1883, her father, George L. Morris, was 27 and her mother, Martha O. Vest, was 26. She lived in Jeffersonville, Jeffersonville Township, Clark, Indiana Territory, United States in 1900.
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1 English and Scottish: from Maurice, an Old French personal name introduced to Britain by the Normans, Latin Mauritius, a derivative of Maurus ( see Moore ). This was the name of several early Christian saints. In some cases it may be a nickname of the same derivation for someone with a swarthy complexion.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirghis, a variant of Ó Muirgheasa ( see Morrissey ).3 Welsh: Anglicized form of the Welsh personal name Meurig (from Latin Mauritius), which was gradually superseded in Wales by Morus, Morys, a derivative of the Anglo-Norman French form of the name (see 1).