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State legislator

Yvonne S. Wilson, American state legislator. Recipient Legislature Black Caucus Gwen B Giles Public Services award, 1996, 2001, Distinguished Legislature award, Missouri Community College Association, 2001, Alumni Presidential award, Lincoln University, 2002.

Background

Wilson, Yvonne S. was born in 1929 in Kansas City, Missouri, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1950. HD (honorary), Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1991. Master of Arts in Sociology, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1971.

Education specialist degree in school administration, University Missouri, Kansas City, 1976.

Career

Teacher, principal School District Kansas City, Missouri, 1950—1982. Consultant director Metro Community College, 1985—1990. Director Bruce R. Watkins Cultural Heritage Center, 1990—1995.

Member District 42 Missouri House of Representatives, 1999—2004. Member District 9 Missouri State Senate, since 2004, minority caucus secretary.

Membership

Member of National Organization Elected Black Women, Legislature Black Caucus Foundation (vice president), National Black Caucus State Legislature (executive committee), Missouri Legislature Black Caucus (vice president), Missouri Legislature Women's Caucus.

Connections

Married James Wilson. 3 children.

spouse:
James Wilson