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Awards and Honors

President George Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush present Medal of Freedom to Margaret Chase Smith, 1989.






UMaine Honorary Degree Senator Smith received an honorary degree from the University of Maine in 1949.

National Association of Secretaries of State
Margaret Chase Smith American Democracy Award
1992

League of Women Voters
Carrie Chapman Catt Award
1992

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Elizabeth Blackwell Award
1991

Presidential Medal of Freedom
1989

U.S. Jaycee Women
"Outstanding Women in Government"
1984

Women of the Republican Party
Pathfinders Award
1984

United States Senate
"Senate Service Award''
1973

United Press International
One of the Ten Most Influential Women in the World
1967

Reserve Officers Association
''Minuteman Award"
1964

National Federation of Business and Professional Women
"Distinguished Service Award"
1955

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Medal for Americanism
1954

American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow
1952

Associated Press
"Woman of the Year in Politics"
1948-1950, 1957

Recipient of ninety-five Honorary Degrees
and over 270 other awards and honors.


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