Photo of Politician Bella
                        Abzug ABZUG, Bella Savitzky, a Representative from New York; born Bella Savitzky in New York City, July 24, 1920; attended the local public schools; A.B., Hunter College, New York City, 1942; LL.B., Columbia University Law School, New York City, 1945; graduate work at Jewish Theological Seminary of America; admitted to the New York Bar in 1947 and commenced practice in New York City; active in labor law; a founder and member, National and State New Democratic Coalition, 1968; an initiator and national legislative representative, Women Strike for Peace Movement, 1961-1971; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1972 and 1980; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-second and to the two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1971-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate in 1976 for reelection to the United States House of Representatives, but was an unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate; unsuccessful candidate for nomination in 1977 in the New York mayoral primary; unsuccessful candidate for election to the Ninety-fifth Congress in a special election, February 14, 1978; co-chair, National Advisory Committee for Women, 1978-1979; unsuccessful candidate for election to the One Hundredth Congress; was a resident of New York City until her death there on March 31, 1998.

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Representative 01/03/1973 01/03/1977 20 House of Representatives NY
Representative 01/03/1971 01/03/1973 19 House of Representatives NY
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