Biography celebrates late U.S. Rep. Jennifer Dunn

January 15, 2013

By Staff

The late Jennifer Dunn, a long-serving representative in Congress for Issaquah and other Eastside communities, is the latest subject in The Legacy Project, a state oral history program.

The book “A Woman First: The Impact of Jennifer Dunn” documents the trailblazing Republican’s career, life and legacy.

The biography is available as a hardcover book for $25 or free at The Legacy Project website, www.sos.wa.gov/heritage. (The hardcover book was printed with private funds.)

Dunn represented the 8th Congressional District in Washington, D.C., for 12 years between 1993 and 2005, and made history as the first woman to lead the Washington State Republican Party, before she died unexpectedly in 2007.

Dunn’s son is King County Councilman Reagan Dunn, the representative for Newcastle, areas south of Issaquah and Southeast King County.

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