Nellie Tayloe Ross

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a politician in Wyoming who was the first woman governor in the United States (1876-1977)

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It's gotten a little large at Sundance, the swag thing,'' said Joan Allen, star of festival entry ``Yes'' and winner of the fest's new Nellie Tayloe Ross Award.
After her husband died in office, Nellie Tayloe Ross of Laramie attracted national attention when she sought the state governorship in 1925, saying: "I shall not make a campaign.
As part of the program, girls in Scout troops across the nation will focus on women who paved the way for social and political reform, such as former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright, 19th century suffragette Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Wyoming's Nellie Tayloe Ross, the first woman state governor.