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Carolyn Cheeks KILPATRICK

(1945- )

KILPATRICK, Carolyn Cheeks, a Representative from Michigan; born Carolyn Jean Cheeks in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., June 25, 1945; graduated from the High School of Commerce, Detroit, Mich.; attended Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich., 1968-1970; B.S., Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Mich., 1972; M.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1977; teacher; member of the Michigan state house of representatives, 1979-1996; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth Congress and to the six succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for nomination for One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

Bibliography

”Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick” in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008; “Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick” in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present

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