Hattie Wyatt Caraway, 1878-1950

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Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame: Hattie Caraway

Her nickname may have been “Silent Hattie,” but when Sen. Caraway spoke, her voice was loud and clear.

Find out how Hattie Caraway became the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate — as well as the first to preside over the Senate, chair a Senate committee and preside over a Senate hearing — in this Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame #WinningWomenWednesday feature.

AETN’s digital-first series highlights the outstanding inductees of the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame every Wednesday afternoon. Learn more about the Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame at arwomenshalloffame.com.

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