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Julia Carson

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Julia Carson
Former U.S. Representative, IN-07
Party Democratic
In Office from

January 7, 1997 — December 15, 2007

Preceded by Brian Kerns
Succeeded by [[]]
Born / Died July 8, 1938 — December 15, 2007
Spouse Divorced
Religion Baptist

Congresswoman Julia Carson represented the 7th Congressional District of Indiana from 1996-2007.



Before she made history in 1996 by becoming the first woman and the first African-American Indianapolis has ever sent to Congress, Julia Carson served 18 years in the Indiana General Assembly and then 6 years as Center Township Trustee.

In November 2007, she announced that she has terminal lung cancer, and she died on December 15, 2007. A special election will be held on March 11, 2008 to fill the congressional seat left vacant. Her grandson, André D. Carson has been chosen as the Democratic candidate.




Washington DC Office
1535 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: (202) 225-4011
Fax: (202) 225-5633

Indianapolis Office
Julia M. Carson Govt. Center
300 E Fall Creek Pkwy N Dr #300
Indianapolis, IN 46205
Phone: (317) 283-6516
Fax: (317) 283-6567


External Links

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This page was last modified 15:55, 27 February 2008 by dKosopedia user DrDebug. Based on work by dKosopedia user(s) Corncam, Allamakee Democrat, DRolfe and Pandora. Content is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

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