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Wyoming PBS Doug McInnis
Wyoming public television Doug McInnis
Wyoming State Capitol, history of Linda Graves Fabian, Starley Talbott
Wyoming State Constitution, women’s suffrage provision in Wyoming State Archives
Yellowstone Forest Reserve John Clayton
Yellowstone National Park, President Chester A. Arthur trip to, 1883 Dick Blust, Jr.
Yellowstone National Park, trails of Robert G. and Elizabeth L. Rosenberg

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Politics & Government

Fenimore Chatteron

Fenimore Chatterton was born in Oswego County, New York on July 21, 1860. Chatterton was raised in Washington, D.C. where he attended public schools. After attending Columbian University (now George Washington University) Chatterton graduated from Millersville State Normal School in Lancaster, PA. He moved to Wyoming in 1878 and became a clerk in a general mercantile and banking concern.

Verda James, First Full-term Woman Speaker of Wyoming's House of Representatives

Verda James, a schoolteacher, deputy director of public instruction for the state of Wyoming, assistant superintendent of the Natrona County schools, and later a faculty member at Casper College, was first elected to the Wyoming House in 1954. She served eight terms. During the last term, 1969-1970, she was elected House speaker, the first woman to serve in that position for a full term.

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