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Carson, Julia

 Person

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Julia Carson Papers

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: A2018/19-022-MSS079

Julia Carson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS079
Overview Julia M. Carson (July 8, 1938-December 15, 2007) was the first woman and African-American to represent Indianapolis and the second African-American (after Katie Hall of Gary, Indiana) to represent Indiana in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1997 until her death. Prior to entering Congress, Carson, a Democrat, served as a state representative and a state senator in the Indiana General Assembly and as Center Township trustee in Marion County, Indiana.The...