Yahoo Web Search

  1. About 16 search results
  1. Lawrence Douglas Wilder (born January 17, 1931) is an American lawyer and politician who served as the 66th Governor of Virginia from 1990 to 1994. He was the first African American to serve as governor of a U.S. state since the Reconstruction era, and the first African American ever elected as governor.

  2. Biography Early years. Houston was born in Washington, D.C., to a middle-class family who lived in the Strivers' section. His father William Le Pré Houston, the son of a former slave, had become an attorney and practiced in the capital for more than four decades. Charles' mother, Mary (née Hamilton) Houston, worked as a seamstress.

  1. People also search for