Later Years: Promoting Republican Party Politics : Overview

From the start of her later political career in 1944 until her retirement in 1973, CNB held many positions in government. She was an elected Vermont Delegate to the National Convention in 1944, a Representative to the Vermont Legislature from 1951 to 1955, Vice Chairman of the Republican National Committee from 1952 to 1956, and Lieutenant Governor of Vermont from 1955-1959. In 1953, CNB constructed and delivered a speech called "Are Women Free People?" During her time in office, CNB corresponded with Marion E. Martin, the National Committeewoman of Maine; Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York; and President Dwight D. Eisenhower through letters and telegrams. This section of CNB’s life contains documents representing events regarding her late political career.