Helen Douglas Mankin

Helen Douglas Mankin ( born September 11, 1896 in Atlanta, Georgia; † July 25, 1956 ibid ) was an American politician. Between 1946 and 1947, she represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Helen Mankin attended both public and private schools. In 1917 she graduated from Rockford College in Illinois. During World War II she was a Red Cross car driver in 1918 for the French army in the year. After a subsequent law degree from Atlanta Law School and its made ​​in 1920 Admitted to the bar, she began to work in their new profession.

Mankin was a member of the Democratic Party. Between 1937 and 1946 she served on the House of Representatives from Georgia. Following the resignation of Congressman Robert Ramspeck she was in the due election for the fifth seat from Georgia as his successor in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC selected. There it began on 12 February 1946, their new mandate. Since she was not nominated by their party for re-election in 1946, she could only finish the current term in Congress until January 3, 1947.

After her retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Helen Mankin withdrew from politics. She spent her final years until her death on July 25, 1956 in her hometown of Atlanta.