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Eva Clayton
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 1st district
In office
November 3, 1992 – January 3, 2003
Preceded by Walter B. Jones Sr.
Succeeded by Frank Ballance
Personal details
Eva McPherson

(1934-09-16) September 16, 1934 (age 87)
Savannah, Georgia, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Theaoseus Clayton
Education Johnson C. Smith University (BS)
North Carolina Central University (MS)

Eva McPherson Clayton (born September 16, 1934) is an American Democratic politician. When she was elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1992, Clayton became the first African American to represent North Carolina in the House since 1898. She retired from politics in 2003.

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