Thelma D. DRAKE, Congress, VA (1949)
DRAKE Thelma D. , a Representative from Virginia; born in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio, November 20, 1949; graduated from Elyria High School, Elyria, Ohio, 1967; realtor; business owner; member of the Virginia state house of delegates, 1996-2004; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth and to the succeeding Congress (January 3, 2005-January 3, 2009); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008.
"Thelma Drake" 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