Robert G. Clark Jr. (1928- )

Robert George Clark Jr. was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives in 1967.  He was the first African American elected to the Mississippi State Legislature since the Reconstruction era and remained in office until 2003, making him the longest-serving state representative in the United States. Clark was born October 3, 1928 to … Read MoreRobert G. Clark Jr. (1928- )

Eric Pettigrew (1960 – )

Eric Pettigrew is the current Washington State Representative for the 37th Legislative District representing Southeast Seattle, Washington and its suburbs.  Representative Pettigrew grew up in South Central Los Angeles.  After graduating from Nogales High School in the City of Industry, California, he enrolled in Oregon … Read MoreEric Pettigrew (1960 – )