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Irma Hunter Brown

Irma Hunter Brown, American state legislator. Recipient Distinguished Citizen award, Philander Smith College, Little Rock, 1981; fellow, Institute Politics, 1975. Member of Union African Methodist Episcopal, Pulaski County Council on Aged, Arkansas Parent-Teachers Association, Little Rock Parent-Teachers Association Council (president since 1981), Little Rock Links Inc.

Background

  • Brown, Irma Hunter was born on January 5, 1939 in Tampa, Florida, United States. Daughter of Joseph Hartwell and Dovie Estoria White Hunter.

  • Career

    • Former vice chairman, house affairs committee. Former member Joint Committee Public Retirement & Social Security Program, Revenue & Taxation Committee, State Agencies & Government Affairs Committee. House representative Arkansas.

      Teacher, school district Memphis, 1961—1964, Washington, 1965—1969. Director, nutrition education & model cities project Little Rock, 1972—1973. Director Differential Day Care Placements Department Education, 1974—1975.

      Chairman, human resource committee, 1978—1980. State representative District 58, 1981—1998. State senator District 33, 2003—2008.

      Consultant.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Membership

    Member of Union African Methodist Episcopal, Pulaski County Council on Aged, Arkansas Parent-Teachers Association, Little Rock Parent-Teachers Association Council (president since 1981), Little Rock Links Inc.

    Connections

    • Married Roosevelt Brown, 1962. Children: Ramon Luture, Rosetta Carnita.
    • father: Joseph Hartwell
    • mother: Dovie Estoria White Hunter
    • spouse: Roosevelt Brown
    • children: Ramon Luture Brown
    • Rosetta Carnita Brown
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    Born January 5, 1939
    Nationality
    • 1961 - 1964
      teacher
    • 1965 - 1969
      teacher
      Washington, United States
    • 1972 - 1973
      director
    • 1974 - 1975
      director, Differential Day Care Placements Department Education
    • 1978 - 1980
      chairman
    • 1981 - 1998
      state representative District 58
    • 2003 - 2008
      state senator District 33
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