18. Isabel Curtain Rylander
Scope and Content
"The Emergence of Political Women in Connecticut: 1920-1945" project interviewed women who were active in the political life of Connecticut between 1920 and 1945. There are 21 transcripts.
Also in the collection is the transcript of a series of interviews conducted in 2008 with Senator George L. "Doc" Gunther.
Language of Materials
The records are in English.
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Biographical / Historical
Mrs. Rylander was an eight-term legislator from 1940 to 1958 and clerk of the Finance Committee for 15 years. A Republican Party worker, she was the Litchfield Registrar of Voters for over 50 years and was Tax Collector for 25 years. She was also a National President of the Order of Women Legislators. She resided in Litchfield and was 75 years old at the time of the interview.
From the Collection: .75 cubic feet