Cradle of African-American Political LeadersWilliam J. Winchester, after serving 16 years on Wilmington City Council, became the first of his race elected to the Delaware House of Representatives. He served from 1948 until his death in 1952. Herman M. Holloway Sr., became the first African-American elected to the State Senate in 1964. Henrietta Johnson was the first African-American female elected to the House of Representatives, serving from 1970-1978.
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|Date Added||Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 5:21pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 453435 N 4397643|
|Decimal Degrees||39.72740000, -75.54335000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 39° 43.644', W 75° 32.601'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||39° 43' 38.64" N, 75° 32' 36.06" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 601-625 S Claymont St, Wilmington DE 19801, US|
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