Georgia Lee Lusk

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American politician

Why Is Georgia Lee Lusk Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Georgia Lee Witt Lusk was the first female U.S. Congressional representative from New Mexico, an educator, and a devoted public servant. Early life She was born Georgia Lee Witt on a ranch near Carlsbad, New Mexico. After graduation from Carlsbad High School in 1912 she attended Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico, and Colorado State Teachers College at Greeley. She graduated from the New Mexico State Teachers' College in Silver City in 1914. The following year she married a prominent rancher-banker named Dolph Lusk and taught school in Eddy County. When her husband died in 1919, Georgia Lusk was pregnant and already had two sons, but she overcame these obstacles as a widow and became manager of the family ranch while continuing to teach and raise her children.

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