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|United States Shadow Senator
from the District of Columbia
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2007
|Preceded by||Seat established|
|Succeeded by||Michael Brown|
January 28, 1926|
|Died||September 10, 2020
Columbus, Georgia, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Howard University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
As the first shadow senator of the District of Columbia, her main goal was to promote the efforts of the District to gain full voting rights, alongside her counterpart in Seat 2. She was inaugurated as the first ever shadow senator on January 3, 1991. She retired in 2007.
Pendleton died on September 10, 2020 in Columbus, Georgia at the age of 94.
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