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By Lynn Plourde

This timeline biography of Margaret Chase Smith, the 1st girl to run for president on a massive get together price tag, highlights key moments in her own and political lifestyles.

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This timeline biography of Margaret Chase Smith, the 1st girl to run for president on a massive get together price tag, highlights key moments in her own and political lifestyles.

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When Agnes arrived in the mornings, Margaret was already up, dressed, and waiting. ” The money lesson Margaret learned from her grandfather when he loaned her the money for her senior class trip to Washington DC stayed with her. When Margaret ran for Congress and for president, she sent money back to citizens who mailed it to her, not wanting to be a candidate who appeared to owe favors to her contributors. She refused to buy campaign commercials and did not hire workers for her campaigns. In fact, she bragged The life of Margaret Chase Smith 1897 1903 1906 1916 1922 1924 Born in Skowhegan, Maine, on December 14 Her brother Roland dies of pneumonia Her brother Lawrence dies of dysentery Leaves Maine for the first time on her senior class trip to Washington DC; graduates from high school Organizes Skowhegan chapter of Business and Professional Women Leaves Maine for the second time to attend the national Business and Professional Women convention in Indiana that for the Republican presidential primary in Illinois (in which she received 250,000 votes, or thirty percent of the vote) she only spent eighty-five dollars on her campaign.

Sherman, Janann. No Place for a Woman: A Life of Senator Margaret Chase Smith. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2000. Sleeper, Frank H. Margaret Chase Smith’s Skowhegan (Images of America series). Dover, NH: Arcadia Publishing, 1996. Smith, Margaret Chase. Declaration of Conscience. , 1972. Multimedia Wiggins, Patsy and Northwood University Margaret Chase Smith Library. Margaret Chase Smith: The Voice of Maine, The Conscience of the Senate. VHS. Orr’s Island, Maine: Steve Phillips Video Productions, 1996.

1972. Multimedia Wiggins, Patsy and Northwood University Margaret Chase Smith Library. Margaret Chase Smith: The Voice of Maine, The Conscience of the Senate. VHS. Orr’s Island, Maine: Steve Phillips Video Productions, 1996. To Visit Margaret Chase Smith Gallery Pictures of Margaret Chase Smith are displayed in the visitor center of the Good Will-Hinckley School in Hinckley, Maine. The center is a replica of the homestead of Margaret’s grandfather, George Emery Chase. Margaret Chase Smith Library Located in Skowhegan, Maine, the library contains political papers, photos and memorabilia (including the orange jumpsuit she wore while breaking the sound barrier), a collection of elephant statues, gifts from world leaders, and a giant time line of Margaret Chase Smith’s life and career.

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