Carolyn Kilpatrick

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Carolyn Kilpatrick
U.S. Representative – MI-13
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Party Democratic
Assumed office

January 3, 1993

Preceded by Robert Davis
Born June 25, 1945
Spouse divorced
Religion African Methodist Episcopal

Congresswoman Carolyn C. Kilpatrick, Democrat, represents the 13th Congressional District of Michigan.


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Rep. Kilpatrick was born on June 25, 1945 in Detroit, Michigan. [1] She did her undergraduate work at Ferris State University and received a Bachelor’s Degree from Western Michigan University. The Congresswoman also received a Masters Degree from the University of Michigan. [2]

Later, she taught business education in Detroit Public Schools. In 1978, she was elected to the Michigan State House and served there for 18 years. She was the first African-American woman to serve on the Michigan House Appropriations Committee. [3]



  • First Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus’ Political Action Committee
  • 2nd Vice-Chairperson of the Congressional Black Caucus


  • Appointed to the U.S. Air Force Academy Board


Washington DC Office
1610 Longworth HOB
Washington, DC 20515-2215
Phone: (202) 225-2261
Fax: (202) 225-5730

Detroit Office
1274 Library
Suite 1-B
Detroit, MI 48226
Phone: (313) 965-9004
Phone: (313) 965-9005
Fax: (313) 965-9006

Wyandotte Office
3005 Biddle Street
Room A
Wyandotte, Michigan 48192
Phone: (734) 246-0780
Fax: (734) 246-1148

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