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African ancestry Politicians in Delaware

  Lisa Blunt=Rochester (b. 1962) — also known as Lisa LaTrelle Blunt — Born in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pa., February 10, 1962. Democrat. Delaware Secretary of Labor, 1998-2001; U.S. Representative from Delaware at-large, 2017-. Female. African ancestry. Member, Urban League. First woman and first African-American to represent Delaware in Congress. Still living as of 2020.
  Relatives: Daughter of Ted Blunt and Alice LaTrelle (Jackson) Blunt; married 1982 to Alex Bradley; married 2006 to Charles Rochester.
  See also congressional biography — Wikipedia article
  David Benjamin Bolen (b. 1923) — also known as David B. Bolen — of Colorado; Hockessin, New Castle County, Del. Born in Heflin, Webster Parish, La., December 23, 1923. Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Botswana, 1974-76; Lesotho, 1974-76; Swaziland, 1974-76; East Germany, 1977-80. African ancestry. Member, U.S. Olympic track and field team, 1948. Still living as of 2018.
  Relatives: Married to Betty Gayden.
  See also Wikipedia article — U.S. State Dept career summary
  Christopher Johnson (born c.1986) — also known as Chris Johnson — Born about 1986. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 2018. African ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  Joseph Pinkett — of New Castle, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Delegate to Republican National Convention from Delaware, 1988. African ancestry. Still living as of 1988.
  LaKresha Roberts (born c.1983) — Born about 1983. Democrat. Lawyer; candidate for Delaware state attorney general, 2018. Female. African ancestry. Still living as of 2018.
  William J. Winchester — of Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. Republican. Member of Delaware state house of representatives from New Castle County 1st District, 1949-52; defeated, 1944. African ancestry. He was the first Black member of the Delaware legislature. Presumed deceased. Burial location unknown.
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