Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas
HarperTorch, Hardcover, 9780062130693, 358pp.
Publication Date: April 2013
Former United States Senator and "New York Times"-bestselling author Hutchinson bring to life the incredible stories of the resourceful and brave women who shaped the state of Texas and influenced American history.
About the Author
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison grew up in La Marque, Texas, and graduated from the University of Texas and UT Law School. She was twice elected to the Texas House of Representatives. In 1990 she was elected Texas state treasurer, and in 1993 she was the first woman elected to represent Texas in the U.S. Senate. In 2006 she was elected chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, becoming one of the top four leaders of Senate Republicans and the only woman. She lives in Dallas with her husband, Ray, and their daughter and son, Bailey and Houston.