SHAPIRO, Florence (b. 1948)

Profession: State Legislator

Oral Histories

State legislator. Her views concerning the impact and significance of women on the rise of the Republican Party in Texas, 1970-93. Initial involvement in local politics; election to Plano, Texas, City Council, 1979-90; election as Mayor of Plano, 1990; election to Texas legislature, 1992; views on social and fiscal conservatism, abortion; evolution of Republican Party on Collin County, Texas.
Date of Interview: August 17, 1993

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