Ruth Brykan Owen

Ruth Brykan Owen

Ruth Brykan Owen

Here for your browsing pleasure is a highly creative photograph of Owen, Ruth Bryan, Mrs. It was taken between 1905 and 1945 by Harris & Ewing.

The picture shows Owen, who was the daughter of William Jennings Bryan. In 1929 she became Florida’s first woman representative in Congress. Owen was also the first woman to serve on the House Foreign Affairs Committee. In 1933, she became the first woman to be an. Ambassador when President Roosevelt appointed her as U.S. Ambassador to Denmark.

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