Party affiliation: Democratic Party
Committeewoman, Chicago 24th Ward Regular Democrat Organisation. Member, House of Reps, for 7th District, Illinois, since 1973. Member, Government Operations, Energy and Commerce Committees.
Delegate. Democrat National Convention, 1976. Chairwoman, Congress Black Caucus. Professional career: stenographer, Illinois Dept, of Labour.
Secretary, Accountant and Revenue Auditor, Illinois Dept, of Revenue.