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(1955- )

MAJETTE, Denise L., a Representative from Georgia; born in Brooklyn, King’s County, N.Y., on May 18, 1955; B.A., Yale University, New Haven, Conn., 1976; JD., Duke University, Durham, N.C.,1979; lawyer, private practice; faculty, Wake Forest Law School, Winston-Salem, N.C.; judge, Georgia state court of Dekalb County, Ga., 1993-2002; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eighth Congress (January 3, 2003-January 3, 2005); not a candidate for reelection in 2004, but was an unsuccessful candidate for the United States Senate.


”Denise L. Majette” 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.

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

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