Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone (April 2, 1895 – July 21, 1983) was a U.S. Representative from Utah. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Utah. Born in American Fork, Utah, Bosone attended the public schools and graduated from high school in 1915. She graduated from Westminster Junior College in 1917 and from the University of California at Berkeley in 1919. She taught high school 1920-1927. She graduated from the University of Utah College of Law at Salt Lake City in 1930 and was admitted to the bar the same year. Bosone was the 14th woman admitted to the Utah State Bar. She then practiced law in Helper, Utah from 1931 to 1933 and Salt Lake City from 1933 to 1936. She served as member of the State house of representatives 1933-1935, serving as floor leader in 1935.

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  • Reva Bosone besuchte die öffentlichen Schulen ihrer Heimat und danach bis 1917 das Westminster Junior College. Es folgte bis 1919 ein Studium an der University of California in Berkeley (Kalifornien). Zwischen 1920 und 1927 arbeitete Bosone als High-School-Lehrerin. Danach studierte sie bis 1930 an der University of Utah Jura. Nach ihrer Zulassung als Rechtsanwältin praktizierte sie von 1931 bis 1933 in Helper im Carbon County und von 1933 bis 1936 in Salt Lake City. Bosone wurde Mitglied der Demokratischen Partei. Zwischen 1933 und 1935 war sie Abgeordnete im Repräsentantenhaus von Utah und 1935 Fraktionsleiterin der demokratischen Abgeordneten. Von 1936 bis 1948 war sie Richterin in Salt Lake City. Während des Zweiten Weltkriegs war sie auch Vorsitzende des Women’s Army Corps Civilian Advisory Committee. Im Jahr 1945 fungierte sie als offizielle Beobachterin bei der Gründungsversammlung der Vereinten Nationen in San Francisco. In den Jahren 1947 und 1948 leitete Reva Bosone neben ihrer Richtertätigkeit noch einen Ausschuss der Regierung von Utah, der sich mit dem Alkoholismus befasste. (de)
  • Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone (April 2, 1895 – July 21, 1983) was a U.S. Representative from Utah. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Utah. Born in American Fork, Utah, Bosone attended the public schools and graduated from high school in 1915. She graduated from Westminster Junior College in 1917 and from the University of California at Berkeley in 1919. She taught high school 1920-1927. She graduated from the University of Utah College of Law at Salt Lake City in 1930 and was admitted to the bar the same year. Bosone was the 14th woman admitted to the Utah State Bar. She then practiced law in Helper, Utah from 1931 to 1933 and Salt Lake City from 1933 to 1936. She served as member of the State house of representatives 1933-1935, serving as floor leader in 1935. Bosone was elected Salt Lake City judge in 1936 and served until elected to Congress. During the Second World War, she was chairman of Women's Army Corps Civilian Advisory Committee of the Ninth Service Command. In the 1940s, Bosone hosted her own weekly radio show on KDLY called "her Honor, the Judge," in which she presented legal case studies. She served as Official observer at United Nations Conference at San Francisco in 1945, and as the first director of Utah State Board for Education on Alcoholism in 1947 and 1948. Bosone was elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-first and Eighty-second Congresses (January 3, 1949 – January 3, 1953). While in office, Bosone advocated for social welfare programs including extending Social Security for military personnel, and voted against the Subversive Activities Control and Communist Registration Act. In 1949-1951, Bosone served on the Public Lands Committee, and in 1951-1953, she also served on the House Administration Committee. She was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1952 to the Eighty-third Congress and for election in 1954 to the Eighty-fourth Congress. She served as delegate to Democratic National Conventions in 1952 and 1956. She resumed the practice of law in Salt Lake City from 1953 to 1957, and was legal counsel to Safety and Compensation Subcommittee of House Committee on Education and Labor 1957-1960. She was also a judicial officer of the Post Office Department in 1961-1968. Bosone was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Utah in 1977. She was a resident of Vienna, Virginia, until her death there July 21, 1983. (en)
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  • Reva Bosone besuchte die öffentlichen Schulen ihrer Heimat und danach bis 1917 das Westminster Junior College. Es folgte bis 1919 ein Studium an der University of California in Berkeley (Kalifornien). Zwischen 1920 und 1927 arbeitete Bosone als High-School-Lehrerin. Danach studierte sie bis 1930 an der University of Utah Jura. Nach ihrer Zulassung als Rechtsanwältin praktizierte sie von 1931 bis 1933 in Helper im Carbon County und von 1933 bis 1936 in Salt Lake City. (de)
  • Reva Zilpha Beck Bosone (April 2, 1895 – July 21, 1983) was a U.S. Representative from Utah. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Utah. Born in American Fork, Utah, Bosone attended the public schools and graduated from high school in 1915. She graduated from Westminster Junior College in 1917 and from the University of California at Berkeley in 1919. She taught high school 1920-1927. She graduated from the University of Utah College of Law at Salt Lake City in 1930 and was admitted to the bar the same year. Bosone was the 14th woman admitted to the Utah State Bar. She then practiced law in Helper, Utah from 1931 to 1933 and Salt Lake City from 1933 to 1936. She served as member of the State house of representatives 1933-1935, serving as floor leader in 1935. (en)
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