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Prominent women in history. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (October 11, 1884 – November 7, 1962). She was an American politician and the longest-serving First Lady of the United States, holding the post from March 1933 to April 1945 during her husband President Franklin D. Roosevelt's four terms in office. President Harry S. Truman later called her the "First Lady of the World" in tribute to her human rights achievements.

I could not, at any age, be content to take my place by fireside and simply look on." Eleanor Roosevelt, a badass, brilliant woman.

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Former First Lady, Eleanor Roosevelt’s ‘It’s Up To The Women’ To Be Republished April 2017

In 1943 Dr. Margaret Craighill became the first female doctor to become a commissioned officer in the United States Army Medical Corps. After WWII, she became a VA consultant for the care of women, the first position of its kind ~

In the course of her long and distinguished medical career, Margaret D. Craighill served as dean of the Woman's Medical College of Pennsylvania, and became the first woman physician to become a commissioned officer in the United States Army.