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Del. Eleanor Norton

Democrat  •  District of Columbia  •  13th Term  •  Sworn In 1991
Current Term 2015 - 2017 View All

Eleanor Holmes Norton was born June 13, 1937 in Washington, D.C.. She attended Antioch College, Yale University (M.A. 1963) and Yale University Law School (L.L.B 1964).

Norton worked as a lawyer in private practice, then became a law clerk to Federal District Court Judge Aloyisus Leon Higginbotham, Jr. She has served as an assistant legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union, adjunct assistant professor at New York University Law School, executive assistant to the Mayor of New York, chair of the New York City Commission on Human Rights, Chairwoman of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, a senior fellow of the Urban Institute, and a professor at Georgetown University Law Center. Read More...

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2136 Rayburn HOB; Washington DC 20515-5101
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-8050
Fax: 202-225-3002


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