Louise Gore (1925-2005)
MSA SC 3520-12064
Born in Leesburg, Virginia, March 6, 1925. Attended Holton-Arms School and Mt. Vernon Seminary, Washington, D.C.; Finch Junior College; Georgetown University; Bennington College. Died October 6, 2005, in Washington, D.C.
House of Delegates, Montgomery County, 1963-67. Senate, District 3A, 1967-69. First Republican woman elected to the state Senate, in 1966.
Private Career and Other Public Service:
Hotel and realty operator. Member, Board of Directors, Maryland State Federation of Republican Women; National Federation of Republican Women; International Rescue Committee and Care-Medico. Member, Maryland Historical Trust. Appointed by President Richard Nixon as ambassador to the United Nations Eductional, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), c. 1969. Chair, Maryland Bicentennial Commission, 1973-77. National Committeewoman, Republican State Central Committee of Maryland, 1972-1984. Republican candidate for governor of Maryland, 1974. Lost Republican gubernatorial primary to J. Glenn Beall, Jr. in 1978.
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