|Washington, D.C.||September 16, 2023|
Born: July 30, 1940 in Portland, Oregon
Spouse: James Schroeder (m. 1962-2023)
Political Affiliation: Democratic Party
House Tenure: 1973-1997
Died: March 13, 2023 in Celebration, Florida
Cause of Death: Complications from a Stroke
Interment: Congressional Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
"It’s really funny if two women stand on the House floor. There are usually at least two men who go by and say, 'What is this, a coup?' They’re almost afraid to see us in public together."
- Pat Schroeder
Sources Consulted and Further Reading
Seelye, Katharine Q. “Patricia Schroeder, Feminist Force in Congress, Dies at 82.” New York Times. March 14, 2023. https://www.nytimes.com/2023/03/14/obituaries/pat-schroeder-dead.html.