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Oklahoma Women Legislators

The following women have or are currently serving in the Oklahoma Legislature, 1907-2011.

Lulu Anderson

House of Representatives 1922-1924

Helen Arnold

House of Representatives 1976-1982


Jari Askins

House of Representatives 1994-2006

Hannah Atkins

House of Representatives 1968-1980


Alene Baker

House of Representatives 1980-1984

Lisa Johnson Billy

House of Representatives 2004-


Debbie Blackburn

House of Representatives 1994-2006

Betty Boyd

House of Representatives 1990-2000


Laura Boyd

House of Representatives 1992-1998

Helen Cole

House of Representatives 1978-1984 Senate 1984-1988, 1991-1996


Carolyn Coleman

House of Representatives 1990-2002

Jan Collins

House of Representatives 1984-1986


Dorothy Conaghan

House of Representatives 1973-1986

Ann Coody

House of Representatives 2004-


Marian Cooksey

House of Representatives 2004-

Odilia Dank

House of Representatives 1994-2006


Kim David

Senate 2010-

Cleta Deatherage

House of Representatives 1976-1984


Lee Denney

House of Representatives 2004-

Kay Dudley

Senate 1986-1990


Mary Easley

House of Representatives, 1996-2004 Senate, 2004-2010

Elma Eylar

House of Representatives 1928-1930


Mary Fallin

House of Representatives 1990-1994

Billie Jean Floyd

Senate 1984-1988


Joan Greenwood

House of Representatives 1988-2004

Elise Hall

House of Representatives 2010-


Rebecca Hamilton

House of Representatives 1980-1986, 2002-

Joan Hastings

House of Representatives 1974-1984


Texanna Hatchett

House of Representatives 1966-1972

Mary Helm

Senate 1974-1978


Claudette Henry

House of Representatives 1986-1988

Mina Hibdon

House of Representatives 1973-1976


Maxine Horner

Senate 1986-2004

Ila Huff

House of Representatives 1940-1944


Constance Johnson

Senate 2005-

Sally Kern

House of Representatives 2004-


Maxine Kincheloe

House of Representatives 1980-1986

Linda Larason

House of Representatives 1984-1994


Anna Laskey

House of Representatives 1922-1928

Daisy Lawler

Senate 2002-2006


Debbe Leftwich

Senate 2003-2010

Lamar Looney

Senate 1920-1928


Carol Martin

Senate 1994-2002

Twyla Mason

House of Representatives 1980-1984


Jeannie McDaniel

House of Representatives 2004-

Bessie McColgin

House of Representatives 1920-1924


Judy Eason McIntyre

House of Representatives, 2003-2004 Senate, 2004-2012

Skye McNiel

House of Representatives 2006-


Vicki Miles-LaGrange

Senate 1986-1993

Sue Milton

House of Representatives 1984-1986


Edith Mitchell

House of Representatives 1922-1924

Grace Mitchelson

House of Representatives 1944-1948


Angela Monson

House of Representatives 1990-1993 Senate 1993-2005

Alice Musser

House of Representatives 1988-1990


Jadine Nollan

House of Representatives 2010-

Leslie Osborn

House of Representatives 2008-


Susan Paddack

Senate 2004-

Ruth Patterson

House of Representatives 1964-1968


Wanda Jo Peltier

House of Representatives 1986-1996

Pam Peterson

House of Representatives 2004


Anastasia Pittman

House of Representatives 2006-

Nancy Riley

Senate 2000-2008


Ida Robertson

House of Representatives 1924-1926

Mona Jean Russell

House of Representatives 1944-1948


Bernice Shedrick

Senate 1980-1996

Barbara Staggs

House of Representatives 1994-2006


Judy Swinton

House of Representatives 1974-1978

Pauline Tabor

House of Representatives 1962-1970


Carolyn Thompson

House of Representatives 1984-1992

Sue Tibbs

House of Representatives 2000-


Jan Turner

House of Representatives 1972-1974

Emily Virgin

House of Representatives 2010-


Nancy Virtue

House of Representatives 1982-1986.

Trish Weedn

Senate 1988-2000


Vicki White

House of Representatives 1986-1990

Gladys Whittett

House of Representatives 1980-1990


Anna Belle Wiedemann

House of Representatives 1966-1972

Freddye Williams

House of Representatives 1924-1926


Kathleen Wilcoxson

Senate 1996-2008

Penny Williams

House of Representatives, 1980-1988 Senate, 1988-2004


Susan Winchester

House of Representatives 1998-2008



  • Lulu Anderson - From the photo archives of The Oklahoma Publishing Co.
  • Ida Robertson & Gladys Whittett - Copyright 1925, The Oklahoma Publishing Co.
  • Elma Eylar - Reprinted with permission from The Oklahoma Publishing Co.
  • Anna Laskey & Edith Mitchell - Oklahoma Historical Society
  • Legislative Service Bureau - Photo Division