Nellie Tayloe Ross

1876 - 1977

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Nellie Davis Tayloe Ross (November 29, 1876 – December 19, 1977) was an American politician, the 14th governor of Wyoming from 1925 to 1927 and director of the United States Mint from 1933 to 1953. She was the first woman to be sworn in as governor of a U.S. state, and remains the only woman to have served as governor of Wyoming.Ross was born in St. Joseph, Missouri to James Wynns Tayloe, a native of Tennessee, and Elizabeth Blair Green, who owned a plantation on the Missouri River. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nellie Tayloe Ross has received more than 265,617 page views. Her biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Nellie Tayloe Ross is the 12,220th most popular politician (down from 11,407th in 2019), the 6,042nd most popular biography from United States (down from 5,047th in 2019) and the 376th most popular American Politician.

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Among politicians, Nellie Tayloe Ross ranks 12,220 out of 15,710. Before her are Remy Bonjasky, Enda Kenny, Pascual Madoz, Eduardo López de Romaña, Victor Marijnen, and Martín Carrera. After her are Ukhnaagiin Khürelsükh, Johan Ramstedt, Muhammetnazar Gapurow, Alexander Zakharchenko, Raila Odinga, and David Dinkins.

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Among people born in 1876, Nellie Tayloe Ross ranks 139Before her are Shushanik Kurghinian, Nikolay Burdenko, Olav Duun, Joseph M. Schenck, Stepan Erzia, and Thomas Madsen-Mygdal. After her are Gwen John, Carl Albert Andersen, Havergal Brian, Paul Montel, John Marshall, and Georg Hilmar. Among people deceased in 1977, Nellie Tayloe Ross ranks 152Before her are Franco Rol, Károly Kós, Johann Nepomuk David, Roberto Emílio da Cunha, Lūcija Garūta, and Vladimir Tributs. After her are Alexander Galich, Franco Albini, Zero Mostel, Carlos Prío Socarrás, José Perácio, and Ulises Poirier.

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Among people born in United States, Nellie Tayloe Ross ranks 6,042 out of 15,968. Before her are Chyler Leigh (1982), Gunther Schuller (1925), George Peabody (1795), James Stafford (1932), John Pope (1822), and Armie Hammer (1986). After her are Arsenio Hall (1956), Harvey S. Firestone (1868), John Templeton (1912), Dan Graham (1942), Jon Brion (1963), and Pat Torpey (1953).

Among POLITICIANS In United States

Among politicians born in United States, Nellie Tayloe Ross ranks 376Before her are Helen Herron Taft (1861), Metacomet (1639), Bella Abzug (1920), Joshua Chamberlain (1828), Chuck Schumer (1950), and Jane Pierce (1806). After her are David Dinkins (1927), Salmon P. Chase (1808), Joe Lieberman (1942), Edward Everett (1794), Norman Mineta (1931), and Ralph Metcalfe (1910).