Hattie CARAWAY

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American politician

AmericanBorn Hattie Ophelia WYATT

First woman elected to serve a full term as a United States Senator

Born on February 1, 1878 in Bakerville, Tennessee, USA , United States

Died on December 21, 1950 in Falls Church, Virginia, USA

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Hattie Wyatt was born near Bakerville, Tennessee, in Humphreys County, the daughter of William Carroll Wyatt, a farmer and shopkeeper, and Lucy Mildred Burch. At the age of four she moved with her family to Hustburg, Tennessee. After briefly attending Ebenezer College in Hustburg, she transferred to Dickson (Tenn.) Normal College, where she received her B.A. degree in 1896. She taught school for a time before marrying Thaddeus Caraway, whom she had met in college, in 1902. They had three children: Paul, Forrest, and Robert; Paul and Forrest became Generals in the United States Army. The couple settled in Jonesboro, ...   Hattie Wyatt was born near Bakerville, Tennessee, in Humphreys County, the daughter of William Carroll Wyatt, a farmer and shopkeeper, and Lucy Mildred Burch. At the age of four she moved with her family to Hustburg, Tennessee. After briefly attending Ebenezer College in Hustburg, she transferred to Dickson (Tenn.) Normal College, where she received her B.A. degree in 1896. She taught school for a time before marrying Thaddeus Caraway, whom she had met in college, in 1902. They had three children: Paul, Forrest, and Robert; Paul and Forrest became Generals in the United States Army. The couple settled in Jonesboro, Arkansas where he established a legal practice while she cared for the children, tended the household and kitchen garden, and helped to oversee the family's cotton farm.



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