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HUCK, Winnifred Sprague Mason (1882-1936)

HUCK, WINNIFRED SPRAGUE MASON, (daughter of William Ernest Mason), a Representative from Illinois; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., September 14, 1882; attended public schools in Chicago, Ill. and Washington, D.C.; elected as a Republican to the Sixty-seventh Congress by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of her father, United States Representative William E. Mason (November 7, 1922-March 3, 1923); unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the Sixty-eighth Congress in 1922; unsuccessful candidate for nomination for a special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of United States Representative James Mann, February 27, 1923; died on August 24, 1936, in Chicago, Ill; interment in Oakwood Cemetery, Waukegan, Ill.

  • Dean, David, and Martha Dean. "Moma Went to Congress and Then to Jail." American History Illustrated 12 (November 1977): 37-43.
  • Huck, Winifred Sprague Mason. "What Happened to Me in Congress." Woman's Home Companion 50 (July 1923): 4.
  • "Winnifred Sprague Mason Huck" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U.S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.