Brendan Smialowski, Agence France-Presse
42, Indiana — 5, R
The first Ukranian-born member of Congress and the first member born in a then-Soviet Republic. Victoria, who immigrated to the United States at the age of 22, is the mother of two daughters and became a U.S. citizen in 2006.
Formerly serving Indiana as a state senator, she also served as the CFO in the office of Indiana’s Attorney General, a faculty member at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and a Big 4 public auditor. As well, she owns several businesses in financial consulting, real estate and farming.
Photo: Cornell Capa, JFK Library
37, Iowa — 1, R