Rankin[răngˈkĭn], Jeannette 1880-1973.
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, Jeannette 1880-1973.
American reformer and politician. A leader in the women's suffrage movement in Montana, her home state, she later was the first woman U.S. representative (1917-1919 and 1941-1943) and the only legislator to oppose U.S. involvement in both World Wars.