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Yvonne Davis

Yvonne Davis, American state legislator. Recipient Precinct award, Progressive Voters League, 1986, Political award, Business & Professional Women, 1987. Member of Dallas County Democratic Women (auditor), West Dallas Community Centers (board director), Metropolitan Business & Professional Women Clubs (co-Chairman.govt. affairs 1985), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Dallas Chapter (board member).

Background

  • Davis, Yvonne was born on February 4, 1955 in Odessa, Texas, United States. Daughter of Henry and Ida Mae (Spivey) Davis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Houston.

    Career

    • Personnel clerk Shell Oil Corporation, Houston, 1974—1977. Volunteer coordinator to representative Dick Slack Texas House of Representatives, Odessa, 1977. Researcher to senator E. L. Short Texas State Senate, Austin, 1978—1979.

      Legislation assistant to Republican Jim Mattox United States House of Representatives, Dallas, 1979—1982, assistant to Republican John Bryant Washington, DC, 1983—1986. Administration assistant Dallas County Commissioner Court, 1985—1986. Campaign consultant to mayor Annette Strauss Office of Mayor, Dallas, 1986.

      Dallas coordinator Mike Dukakis for President, 1987—1988. Campaign consultant to councilman Charles Tardy, 1988. Political director general election Dallas County Democratic Committee, 1988.

      Committeewoman Texas State Democratic Executive Committee, since 1986. Political consultant YD Associate, since 1986. Small business owner.

      Member District 111 Texas House of Representatives, since 1993.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of Dallas County Democratic Women (auditor), West Dallas Community Centers (board director), Metropolitan Business & Professional Women Clubs (co-Chairman.govt. affairs 1985), National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Dallas Chapter (board member).

    Connections

    • father: Henry Davis
    • mother: Ida Mae (Spivey) Davis
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    Born February 4, 1955
    (age 61)
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    • 1974 - 1977
      Personnel clerk, Shell Oil Company
      Houston, Texas, United States
    • 1977
      volume coordinator, to representative Dick Slack Texas House of Representatives
      Odessa, Texas, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      researcher, to senator E. L. Short Texas State Senate
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1979 - 1982
      legislation assistant, to Republican Jim Mattox United States House of Representatives
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      administration assistant, Dallas County Commissioner Court
    • 1986
      campaign consultant, to mayor Annette Strauss Office of Mayor
      Dallas, Texas, United States
    • 1986
      committeewoman Texas State Democratic Executive, Committee
    • 1986
      political consultant, YD Associate
    • 1987 - 1988
      Dallas coordinator, Mike Dukakis for President
    • 1988
      campaign consultant, to councilman Charles Tardy
    • 1988
      political director, general election Dallas County Democratic Committee
    • 1993
      member, District 111 Texas House of Representatives
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