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  Fischer, Mrs. E. A. (Helen)
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NameMrs. E. A. (Helen) Fischer
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Anchorage, Alaska , United States
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Born June 02, 1912
DiedNovember 29, 1986 (74 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedThomas Walker
Feb 02, 2007 11:16am
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InfoName: Helen Fischer

City: Anchorage

District: 18

Occupation: Housewife, Legislator

Born: June 2, 1912 - Sleepy Eye, Minnesota

Death: November 29, 1986 - Palm Springs, California

Burial Location: Unknown

Alaska Resident: 1945-?

Convention Posts:

Member, Committee on Administration
Member, Committee on Legislative Branch





Quote from the Constitutional Convention:

"Mr. President, I think "sex" definitely should be (protected) in this proposal because there are still states in the Union where women are not allowed to serve on juries."

-Delegate Helen Fischer, Day 44 of the Constitutional Convention, discussing the proposed inclusion of gender in the non-discrimination clause of the Alaska Bill of Rights

Education: Northwest College of Speech - Minneapolis, Minnesota, University of Minnesota

Public Offices and Organizations:

Democratic National Committee - 1956-63
State House of Representatives - 1957-61, 1971-75
Operation Statehood
Further Information:

Operation Statehood
Female Delegates to the Convention
Obituary:

Helen Fischer

A memorial mass for former Alaska resident Helen Fischer will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Saturday at Holy Family Cathedral with Archbishop Francis T. Hurley officiating. Mrs. Fischer died Nov. 29 in her Palm Springs home.

She was a former legislator and delegate to the state constitutional convention.

The family suggests memorials to the Helen Fischer Memorial Fund of Catholic Social Services, 225 Cordova St., Building B., Anchorage, 99501

Source: Anchorage Times – November 29, 1986

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