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Politics -- Congress

Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States Congress since 1774 to present a search able database by name, position or state for women and men members of Congress.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp

Congresswomen's Biography contains a brief biography of all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives. Can be searched alphabetically, chronologically, or by state.
http://clerkweb.house.gov/womenbio/index.htm

Women in Congress Alphabetical, chronological, and by state biographies of women elected to federal office.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/congresswomen/alpha.asp

Politics -- First Ladies

First Ladies biographies of women whose husbands were US Presidents, created by the National First Ladies Library.
http://www.firstladies.org/

Illinois' First Ladies photos and biographical details about the women who were part of the government as First Ladies.
http://history.alliancelibrarysystem.com/IllinoisWomen/first.cfm

Politics -- Government

Congressional Biographical Directory of the United States Congress since 1774 to present a search able database by name, position or state for women and men members of Congress.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp

Congresswomen's Biography contains a brief biography of all women who have served or are currently serving in the House of Representatives. Can be searched alphabetically, chronologically, or by state.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/congresswomen/index.asp

Hispanic Americans in Congress, 1822 - 1995 biographical information about women and men in congress.
http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/hispanic/congress/contents.html

New Hampshire's Women Legislators uses a paragraph format to profile the many women who've were ewere elected to the NH legislature. An A-Z index is also included (at the ended) listing a total of 310 women have served in the 50-year period from 1921 to 1969, inclusive. And 15 new women are serving first terms in the 1971 session, which marks the Golden Anniversary, since women first were allowed to be elected to the Legislature, by federal ratification of such suffrage in 1920.
http://www.state.nh.us/nhwl/index.html

U.S. Department of State brief biographies of current diplomats working for the United States.
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/biog/c130.htm

Who's Who in the federal government a listing of elected, appointed, and working members of the federal government.
http://exlibris.memphis.edu/resource/unclesam/whos.html

Women in Congress contains alphabetical, chronological, and by state biographies of women elected to federal office.
http://bioguide.congress.gov/congresswomen/alpha.asp

Women Political Leaders: Historical and Current lists by country women who have been recognized rulers in different countries.
http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0801534.html

Women World Leaders a database dedicated to women political leaders worldwide. Categories include: Current Women Heads of State or Government; Previous Women Heads of State or Government; Latest Election News; Women Number 2's and Heads of State; and Women Opposition Leaders.
http://www.geocities.com/CapitolHill/Lobby/4642/

Politics -- Law

Women's Legal History Biography Project developed by students at Stanford Law School, provides pioneer profiles, biographical chapters, articles, and other information about more than a hundred women in the legal profession.
http://www.stanford.edu/group/WLHP/