Marilyn Strickland (1962- )

On November 3, 2020, Marilyn  Strickland won the open seat in Washington’s 10th Congressional District, becoming the first Black Representative from the state of Washington, and first woman of Korean American descent elected to Congress.  Previously on November 3, 2009, Marilyn Strickland was elected Tacoma, … Read MoreMarilyn Strickland (1962- )

Samuel Emanuel Ebbesen (?- )

Lieutenant General Samuel Ebbesen is a retired three-star United States Army general.  Ebbesen was born in Saint Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands but the date of his birth is unknown as are the facts of his early life.  He eventually moved to the mainland United States, settled in New York … Read MoreSamuel Emanuel Ebbesen (?- )

Albert J. Edmonds (1942- )

Born January 17, 1942 in Columbus, Georgia, Albert J. Edmonds was a career officer in the United States Air Force who eventually achieved the rank of Lieutenant General. Edmonds graduated from Spencer High School in Columbus and then earned a bachelor’s degree  n chemistry from Morris Brown College in 1964 … Read MoreAlbert J. Edmonds (1942- )

Leo Austin Brooks, Sr. (1932- )

Leo A. Brooks Sr. is a retired major general formerly in the United States Army. Brooks was born August 9, 1932 in Alexandria, Virginia to the Reverend Houston G. Brooks and Evelyn Lemon Brooks. His grandparents were of mixed African American and American Indian ancestry. Beginning in 1950 Brooks … Read MoreLeo Austin Brooks, Sr. (1932- )