Dorothy McDiarmid C0029
Published by George Mason University Libraries
Dorothy S. McDiarmid served as a Democrat in the Virginia House of Delegates, 35th District, in 1960-1961, 1964-1969, and 1972-1989. McDiarmid studied Political Science at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania. After graduating she became an educator and a business partner in McDiarmid Realty and McDiarmid Associates. In addition to serving in the Virginia House of Delegates, McDiarmid served as a board member of the Fairfax County YWCA, the League of Women Voters, and the National Democratic Women's Club, and served as the president of the Fairfax County Federation of PTAs. Throughout her years of active public service, McDiarmid has won several awards, including the Virginia Congress PTA's Lifetime member achievement award, the Fairfax County Human Rights Commission's First Annual Award, and the Fairfax County Woman of Achievement Award (1971, 1972).
This collection contains material relating to Dorothy McDiarmid's career in the Virginia House of Delegates, including correspondence, printouts, publications, notes, subject files, and newsclippings.
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McDiarmid, Dorothy S.
Virginia. General Assembly. House of Delegates.
Virginia, Northern--Politics and government.
Dorothy McDiarmid papers, Collection #C0029, Special Collections and Archives, George Mason University Libraries.
Collection donated by Mary McDiarmid.
Processed by Special Collections and Archives staff. EAD markup completed by Eron Ackerman and Jordan Patty in August 2009.