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Patricia Trumbo Spencer

Patricia Trumbo Spencer, American municipal official. Recipient Spirit of Detroit award, Mayor and City Coun, 1982, Testimonial Resolution award, State Senate and Governor, 1982, Service award, Detroit Board Education, 1979.


  • Spencer, Patricia Trumbo was born on December 12, 1938 in Montgomery, Alabama, United States. Daughter of Thurman Louis and Virginia Mae (Trumbo) Ward.

  • Education

    • Student, Alabama State University, 1956—1958. Student, Wayne State University, 1974—1977.


    • With City Detroit Water and Sewerage Department, since 1966. Training specialist, since 1974. Consultant National School Board Association, National Alliance Black School Educators, 1974—1983.

      Member Detroit Board Education, since 1973. Vp National Caucus School Board Members, 1981—1983. Member screening committee United States Military Academy, Sen.

      Carl Levin, Michigan, 1981—1984. Member trio advisory committee Oakland University, 1982—1986.


    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    The purpose of human existence is to love, worship, and serve God in thought, word, and deed, and, grounded in this relationship with God, to love and serve others.

    Denomination: Baptist


    Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.


    Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Auditorium at Master of Laws King Junior-Senior High School., Detroit (named in her honor 1982), Gamma Phi Delta, Alabama State Alumni, National Alliance Black School Educators, Elmwood Citizens District Council.


    • Married Douglas Spencer, April 30, 1958 (divorced). Children: Patricia Denise, Douglas Jerome, Wilfred Trumbo.
    • father: Thurman Louis Ward
    • mother: Virginia Mae (Trumbo) Ward
    • spouse: Douglas Spencer
    • children: Patricia Denise Spencer
    • Douglas Jerome Spencer
    • Wilfred Trumbo Spencer
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    Born December 12, 1938
    • 1966
      With City Detroit Water and Sewerage Department
    • 1974
      training specialist
    • 1974 - 1983
      consultant, s
    • 1974 - 1983
      National Alliance Black School Educator, s