Biography - A Short Wiki
From the late 1940s until the early 1970s, this Republican Party politician served as a United States Senator from Maine. Previously, she was a Maine-District Two member of the U.S. House of Representatives.
After graduating from high school, she worked as a teacher and a high school basketball coach. She began her political career in the 1930s as a member of the Maine Republican State Committee.
She ran for the Republican primary nomination in the 1964 United States presidential election.
Born to a family of English and French-Canadian heritage, she and her five younger siblings were born in Maine. She married fellow politician Clyde Smith.
She appeared in a 1952 episode of Faye Emerson’s Wonderful Town.
How did Margaret Chase Smith die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||97 years|
|Death date||May 29, 1995|
|Place of death||Skowhegan, Maine, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
Greatness is not manifested by unlimited pragmatism, which places such a high premium on the end justifying any means and any methods.Margaret Chase Smith
When people keep telling you that you can’t do a thing, you kind of like to try it.Margaret Chase Smith
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.Margaret Chase Smith
Smears are not only to be expected but fought. Honor is to be earned, not bought.Margaret Chase Smith
Public service must be more than doing a job efficiently and honestly. It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation.Margaret Chase Smith