Photo of Politician Barbara
                        Jordan JORDAN, Barbara Charline, a Representative from Texas; born in Houston, Harris County, Tex., February 21, 1936; educated in the public schools of Houston, Tex.; graduated, Phillis Wheatley High School, 1952; B.A., Texas Southern University, Houston, Tex., 1956; LL.B., Boston University School of Law, Boston Mass., 1959; admitted to the Massachusetts and Texas bars in 1959 and commenced practice in Houston, Tex., 1960; elected to the Texas senate, 1967; reelected and served until 1972; administrative assistant to county judge, Harris County, Tex., 1966; delegate to Texas State Democratic conventions, 1967, 1969; delegate to Democratic National Convention, 1968; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-third, Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses (January 3, 1973-January 3, 1979); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas in Austin, professor, 1979-1982, and Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chairman in National Policy, 1982-1986; chair, Commission on Immigration Reform; was a resident of Austin, Tex., until her death there on January 17, 1996; interment in Texas State Cemetery.

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Representative 01/03/1973 01/03/1979 18 House of Representatives TX
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