At her death, she headed the Women's Environment and Developemnt Organization, a New York-based advocacy group.
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[in 1987, on her reasons for seldom being seen without a hat] When I first became a lawyer, only 2% of the bar was women. People would always think I was a secretary. In those days, professional women in the business world wore hats. So I started wearing hats.
Large-brimmed hats Member of U.S. House of Representatives from New York, 3 January 1971 - 3 January 1977