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She signs a card, adding her address. A brief typed biography has been added.
Signature: "Hazel H. Abel/2335 Sheridan Boulevard/Lincoln, Nebraska", 5x2½. Typed biography lower blank area. A U.S. Senator from Nebraska, Abel (1888-1966) started her career as a high school math teacher and principal (1908-1916). She went into the business world and became President of Abel Construction Co. (1937-1952) and served as Chairwoman of the Board of Directors of Abel Investment Co. (1952-1953) in Lincoln, Nebraska (the address on this card). She was chosen Vice Chairwoman of Nebraska's State Republican Central Committee in 1954 and was elected to the U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Senator Dwight Griswold. Abel served from November 8, 1954, until her resignation December 31, 1954, just a few days before the term ended on Jan. 3, 1955. Abel was a delegate to the White House Conference on Education in 1955, Chairwoman of the Nebraska delegation to the Republican National Convention in 1956 and a member of the Theodore Roosevelt Centennial Commission (1955-1959). She was named 1957 Nebraska Mother of the Year and American Mother of the Year. On verso, mounting remnant (no show-through). Fine condition.

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