Doug Wilder Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Virginia Union University, 1951. Juris Doctor, Howard University, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Arizona State University, 2004.
Member Virginia State Senate, 1969-1985. Lieutenant governor State of Virginia, 1986-1989, governor, 1989-1993. Al Douglas Wilder Distinguished professor Virginia Commonwealth University, since 1988.
Mayor City of Richmond, since 2005. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1980. Agent National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Legal Defense Fund.
A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.
Board directors United Givers Fund. Chairman board Red Shield Boys' Club. Served with United States Army, 1952-1953.
Member American Bar Association, Virginia Bar Association, National Bar Association, American Judicature Society, Chamber of Commerce, Urban League (board directors Richmond), Omega Psi Phi. Clubs: Masons; Shriners.
Children: Lynn, Larry, Loren.
Recipient Spingarn Medal, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, 1990, Anna Eleanor Roosevelt Medallion of Honor, Thurgood Marshall Award of Excellence.