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Flora Morris Vare

Sessions

Session Year Position District Party
1925 1 Republican
1927 1 Republican
 Counties   Philadelphia

Biography

1874 - 1962

Last surviving member of Philadelphia’s “Vare machine,” born in New London, Connecticut.
Died May 27, 1962, Lankenau Hospital; lived in Ardmore; first woman senator.
Wife of Edwin H. Vare.
Her failure to secure reelection in 1928, ended the Vare Family’s 37-year political reign of the Senate.