Ellen Bryan Moore

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Birthday
13, 1912
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Feb 20, 1999 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
13, 1912
Birthplace
Louisiana
Death Date
Feb 20, 1999 (86)

About

Pioneer of female politicians who served during World War II as a captain in the Women's Army Corps and engaged women in the Democratic party.

Before Fame

She attended Louisiana State University and Tulane, then went into teaching and establishing the first soup kitchen in Baton Rouge.

Trivia

She joined the WACs to become a recruiter for the service, at one point getting 300 women to sign up in a single event.

Family Life

She came from a family known for their outspoken ways, with her father losing his job over a dispute with Governor Huey P. Long.

Associated With

Jacqueline Cochran, the famed aviatrix, also came up through the Women's Army Corps.