Pearl Peden Oldfield

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Pearl Peden Oldfield

Pearl Peden Oldfield (December 2, 1876 – April 12, 1962) was a U.S. Democratic politician. She was the first woman elected to Congress from Arkansas.

She was born in Cotton Plant, Arkansas. She was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from Arkansas by a special election caused by the death of her husband, William Allan Oldfield, and served from January 9, 1929 to March 3, 1931. She died in Washington, D.C.

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United States House of Representatives
Preceded by
William Allan Oldfield
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Arkansas's 2nd congressional district

1929-1931
Succeeded by
John E. Miller