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Rita Denise Days

Rita Denise Days, American former state legislator. Henry Toll Fellow, 1998. Board member Project Respond; member part H infants & toddlers Interagency Coordinator Council; advisory board member Lasting Solutions Legal Service; Member of Norwood & Airport Democratic, Women Legislators Missouri, Missouri Legislature Black Caucus.

Background

  • Days, Rita Denise was born on October 16, 1950 in Minden, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of Marion and Juliette Mitchell Heard.

  • Education

    • Degree in music, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, 1972.

    Career

    • Member District 71 Missouri House of Representatives, Missouri, 1993—2002, majority whip, 1996—2002. Member District 14 Missouri State Senate, 2003—2010.

    Politics

    Government is ordained by God to reward good and to punish evil.

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Every true believer receives the special gift from God to use in ministry.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    A true Christian should help those in need, regardless of religious affiliation.

    Membership

    Board member Project Respond. Member part H infants & toddlers Interagency Coordinator Council. Advisory board member Lasting Solutions Legal Service.

    Member of Norwood & Airport Democratic, Women Legislators Missouri, Missouri Legislature Black Caucus.

    Connections

    • Married Frank S. Days, 1972. Children: Elliott Charles, Natalie Rechelle, Evelyn Jeanine.
    • father: Marion Heard
    • mother: Juliette Mitchell Heard
    • spouse: Frank S. Days
    • children: Elliott Charles Days
    • Natalie Rechelle Days
    • Evelyn Jeanine Days
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    Born October 16, 1950
    (age 67)
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