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Brewman_Jax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Aug-21-08 07:56 AM
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148. Stephanie Tubbs-Jones (1949-2008)
The first black woman elected to the House of Representatives from Ohio. She succeeded Louis Stokes, first black man elected to the House of Representatives from Ohio. She won the 1998 election and served five consecutive terms until her death of a brain anyeurism at age 58.

http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/statement-passing...
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=67...
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