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Roselyn Kraus, 99

Skokie, IL

 

“I never thought I'd live long enough to see a woman president”

 

  • Born June 1917 in Chicago, IL

  • Walked precinct with twins in baby buggy more than six decades ago

  • Took family to see Adlai Stevenson at his farm when he became 1952 Democratic nominee

  • Passed along passion for politics to children

  • Still lives independently

 

“As a lifelong Democrat and political junkie, I never thought I'd live long enough to see a woman president. For the first time in my life I voted early to make sure my vote counts. I couldn't feel more strongly the urgency of electing Hillary; she is eminently qualified.”