Louise M. Slaughter (1929–2018)

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Science  04 May 2018:
Vol. 360, Issue 6388, pp. 495
DOI: 10.1126/science.aat8795

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Elected to the U.S. 100th Congress in 1986, Representative Louise M. Slaughter (D–NY) fought for the health and safety of all Americans, with a special dedication to women's issues. She died on 16 March at age 88, the oldest sitting member of Congress, serving her 16th term in the House of Representatives.