Sala Galant Burton

Sala Galante Burton was a United States Representative from California serving from 1983 until her death from colon cancer in Washington, D.C. in 1987. She was the first female member of Congress to die in office. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sala Galant Burton has nine videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 House Proceeding. Most appearances with Tip O'Neill Jr. (3), Patricia S. Schroeder (2), Claude Denson Pepper (2).

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U.S. Representative, D-CA 5th June 21, 1983 - February 1, 1987 Videos: 9

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