Lois Stratton

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Lois Jane Stratton (January 5, 1927 – September 11, 2020) was an American politician. She was a member of the Washington House of Representatives from 1979 to 1985. She also was in the Washington State Senate from 1985 to 1993.[1] Stratton was a member of the Democratic Party. She was born in Springdale, Washington.

In 1983, she unsuccessfully ran for Mayor of Spokane, Washington. She was member of the Spokane Tribe. Stratton was the first female enrolled tribal member in the Washington State Legislature.[2]

Stratton died on September 11, 2020 in Spokane at the age of 93.[3]

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  1. Iwasaki, John (5 November 2002). "McCoy set to be fourth Indian legislator". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  2. Iwasaki, John (5 November 2002). "McCoy set to be fourth Indian legislator". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 21 January 2019.
  3. "'Kindness, respect and compassion': Longtime state legislator Lois Stratton dies at 93". Spokesman.com. 2020-09-15. Retrieved 2020-09-15.