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Florence Pendleton
United States Shadow Senator
from the District of Columbia
In office
January 3, 1991 – January 3, 2007
Preceded by Seat established
Succeeded by Michael Brown
Personal details
Born (1926-01-28)January 28, 1926
Georgia, U.S.
Died September 10, 2020(2020-09-10) (aged 94)
Columbus, Georgia, U.S.
Political party Democratic Party
Alma mater Howard University
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Florence H. Pendleton (January 28, 1926 – September 10, 2020) was an American politician and activist. She was the shadow senator from the District of Columbia.

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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