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Eleanor Holmes Norton
|Delegate to the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington, D.C.'s at-large district
January 3, 1991
|Preceded by||Walter Fauntroy|
|Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission|
May 27, 1977 – February 21, 1981
|Preceded by||Lowell Perry|
|Succeeded by||Clarence Thomas|
June 13, 1937
Washington, D.C., U.S.
(m. 1965; div. 1993)
|Education||Antioch College (BA)
Yale University (MA, LLB)
Eleanor Holmes Norton (born June 13, 1937) is an American politician. She serves as a non-voting Delegate to the United States House of Representatives representing the District of Columbia. Norton may serve on committees as well as speak on the House floor; however, she is not allowed to vote on the final passage of any legislation.
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