|From||United States of America|
|Birth||2 June 1912, Sleepy Eye, Brown County, Minnesota, USA|
|Death||29 November 1986, Palm Springs, Riverside County, California, USA (aged 74 years)|
Helen Marie Fischer (née Schmid; June 2, 1912 – November 29, 1986) was an American politician and activist. She fought for Alaska Statehood and women's rights. A Democrat, she served in the Alaska Territorial House of Representatives in 1957-1959 and then the Alaska House of Representatives 1959-1961 and 1971-1975 before and after Alaska became a state. In 2009, she was inaugurated into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.
Life and work
Helen Fischer was born in Sleepy Eye, Minnesota. She represented the 18th district of Alaska. She was a delegate at the Alaska Constitutional Convention. Fischer was one of six women at the convention. She was the first secretary for Operation Statehood. She died in 1986, in Palm Springs, California. In 2009, she was inaugurated into the Alaska Women's Hall of Fame.