Tuesday, 9 April 2019

771) Margaret Heckler

Margaret Mary Heckler (née O'Shaughnessy; 1931 – 2018). American politician, member of the Republican Party for Massachusetts who served in the United States House of Representatives for eight terms, from 1967–83 and was later the Secretary of Health and Human Services and Ambassador to Ireland under President Ronald Reagan. After her defeat in 1982, no woman would be elected to Congress from Massachusetts until Niki Tsongas in a special election in 2007.

- "A red-haired woman with freckles, she does not like to be called Peggy." https://www.upi.com/…/Margaret-Heckler-Next-…/7331411195600/

- "Despite election rhetoric, Mrs. Heckler, 51, red haired and freckled, spent most of her time in Congress..." https://www.upi.com/…/Margaret-Heckler-Healt…/3045411195600/

- "She wore the brightest jewel tone colors, and didn’t care that they sometimes clashed with her iconic bright red bouffant hair."  https://webcache.googleusercontent.com/search…

- "... an attractive and vivacious woman whose broad jaw and red hair recall Margaret Heckler. https://books.google.it/books…

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