Who was dubbed “Outhouse Millie” because as a legislator in New Jersey she fought to improve working conditions for migrant workers, including access to portable toilets? Who was the model for the character “Lucy Davenport” in the comic strip “Doonesbury”? Who was a Republican member of the U.S. Congress who championed gun control, campaign spending limits, the ERA, environmental protections? Who was the only Republican I ever voted for? Millicent Fenwick, that’s who! She was born today, Feb. 25th in 1910. I found this statue of her in front of the train station in Bernardsville, NJ.
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