Consuelo N. Bailey

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Consuelo Northrop Bailey (October 19, 1899 – September 9, 1976) was an American lawyer, politician, and elected official.wikipedia
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Fairfield, Vermont

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Consuelo Bentina Northrop Bailey was born in Fairfield, Vermont on October 19, 1899, a daughter of Katherine E. (Fletcher) Northrop and Peter Bent Brigham Northrop.

Boston University School of Law

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Bailey attended Boston University School of Law, from which she received her LL.B. degree in 1925.

University of Vermont

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She graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in 1921.

Vermont House of Representatives

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An active Republican, he served in town offices and as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives.

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She was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives and as Lieutenant Governor of Vermont.

Vermont Senate

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Bailey was then elected to the Vermont Senate in 1930, and served one term.

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She was the first woman to serve as Speaker of the Vermont House of Representatives and as Lieutenant Governor of Vermont. In 1954 she was elected the first female lieutenant governor of any state in U.S. history, serving as the 65th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont between 1955 and 1957.

Columbia Law School

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Peter Northrop studied at Columbia Law School but decided on a farming career.

Republican Party (United States)

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An active Republican, he served in town offices and as a member of the Vermont House of Representatives.

Sheldon, Vermont

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Consuelo Bailey was raised in fairfield and attended elementary school in Sheldon and high school in St. Albans.

St. Albans (city), Vermont

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Consuelo Bailey was raised in fairfield and attended elementary school in Sheldon and high school in St. Albans.

Bachelor of Philosophy

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She graduated from the University of Vermont with a Bachelor of Philosophy degree in 1921.

Phi Beta Kappa

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While attending college, she was admitted to the Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.

Shelburne, Vermont

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Bailey taught school in Shelburne for a year, then decided on a legal career.

Bachelor of Laws

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Bailey attended Boston University School of Law, from which she received her LL.B. degree in 1925.

City attorney

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She served as Burlington's Grand Juror, the prosecutor in the city court, and in 1926, Bailey became the first woman to be admitted to practice before the Vermont Supreme Court and ran for State's Attorney of Chittenden County.

Vermont Supreme Court

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She served as Burlington's Grand Juror, the prosecutor in the city court, and in 1926, Bailey became the first woman to be admitted to practice before the Vermont Supreme Court and ran for State's Attorney of Chittenden County.

State's attorney

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She served as Burlington's Grand Juror, the prosecutor in the city court, and in 1926, Bailey became the first woman to be admitted to practice before the Vermont Supreme Court and ran for State's Attorney of Chittenden County.

Chittenden County, Vermont

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She served as Burlington's Grand Juror, the prosecutor in the city court, and in 1926, Bailey became the first woman to be admitted to practice before the Vermont Supreme Court and ran for State's Attorney of Chittenden County.

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She served as secretary to US Senator Ernest Willard Gibson before returning to Vermont to resume practicing law.

Lieutenant governor (United States)

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In 1954 she was elected the first female lieutenant governor of any state in U.S. history, serving as the 65th Lieutenant Governor of Vermont between 1955 and 1957.