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DRAKE, Thelma D., a Representative from Virginia; born in Elyria, Lorain County, Ohio,
November 20, 1949; graduated from Elyria High School, Elyria, Ohio, 1967;
realtor; business owner; member of the Virginia state house of delegates,
1996-2004; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Ninth and to the
succeeding Congress (January 3, 2005-January 3, 2009); unsuccessful candidate
for reelection to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008.
BibliographyThelma Drake in
Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of
the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History &
Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing