Matilda Hansen papers, 1959-2008, (bulk 1976-1994)

Hansen, Matilda


56.20 cubic ft. (58 boxes) + 1.615 MB.
Series I. Legislative Records. Series II. Correspondence. Series III. Audio-Visual Materials.
The Matilda Hansen papers consists of bill files, subject files, memos, and committee files from her service in the Wyoming House of Representative. Correspondence consists of constituent mail and communication between Hansen and various State and Federal legislators.
Matilda Hansen served as the Wyoming State Representative from Albany County from 1975-1995. In 1974, she was elected as a Democrat to her first term as a Wyoming State Representative for Albany County. She served on various committees including: Rules, Judiciary, Administrative Rules, Juvenile Affairs, and Lien Laws, Health and Human Resources, National Conference of State Legislatures Law, Children-Families and Social Services, and Appropriations. Hansens' most notable legislative work addressed education, women's issues, and was the driving force into the creation of the Wyoming Territorial Park in Laramie, Wyoming.
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