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Eleanor Holmes Norton
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Delegate to the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Washington, D.C.'s at-large district
Assumed office
January 3, 1991
Preceded by Walter Fauntroy
Chair of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
In office
May 27, 1977 – February 21, 1981
President Jimmy Carter
Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Lowell Perry
Succeeded by Clarence Thomas
Personal details
Born
Eleanor Holmes

(1937-06-13) June 13, 1937 (age 85)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s)
Edward Norton
(m. 1965; div. 1993)
Children 2
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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