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NORTON, Eleanor Holmes, a Delegate from the District of Columbia; born in Washington, D.C.,
June 13, 1937; graduated from Dunbar High School, Washington, D.C.; B.A.,
Antioch College of Antioch University, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1960; M.A., Yale
University, New Haven, Conn., 1963; LL.B., Yale University Law School, New
Haven, Conn., 1964; lawyer, private practice; law clerk to Federal District
Court Judge A. Leon Higginbotham, 3rd Circuit, 1964-1965; assistant legal
director, American Civil Liberties Union, 1965-1970; adjunct assistant
professor, New York University Law School, 1970-1971; staff, New York, N.Y.
Mayor John Lindsay, 1971-1974; chair, New York City commission on human rights,
1970-1977; chair, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission,
1977-1981; senior fellow, Urban Institute, 1981-1982; professor, Georgetown
University Law Center, 1982-1990; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred
Second and to the twelve succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1991-present).