Alice Huyler Ramsey


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Alice Huyler Ramsey (11 November 1886 – 10 September 1983) was the first woman to drive across the United States from coast to coast.

Ramsey was born Alice Taylor Huyler, the daughter of John Edwin Huyler, a lumber dealer, and Ada Mumford Farr. She graduated from Vassar College in 1907. On June 9, 1909, the 22-year-old housewife and mother from Hackensack, New Jersey began a 3,800-mile ... more »

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  • ''Good driving has nothing to do with sex. It's all above the collar.''
    Alice Huyler Ramsey (1887-1983), U.S. driver. As quoted in Ms. magazine, p. 17 (February 1975). In 1909, she had become the tenth person, and firs...
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