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COLLINS, Barbara-Rose, a Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Mich., April 13,
1939; graduated from public schools and attended Wayne State University;
member, Detroit Region I public school board, 1971-1973; member, Michigan house
of representatives, 1975-1981; member, Detroit city council, 1982-1991,
2002-present; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred First
Congress in 1988; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Second and to the
two succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-January 3, 1997); was an
unsuccessful candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Fifth Congress.
BibliographyBarbara-Rose Collins in
Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the
direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History
& Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government
Printing Office, 2006.