April 2007
State Legislatures;Apr2007, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p10
A chart that lists the African American legislators who served as presiding officers of state legislatures is presented, including John R. Lynch, speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives in 1872, Cecil A. Partee, president of the Illinois Senate from 1971 to 1973 and 1975 to 1977, and S. Howard Woodson, speaker of the New Jersey Assembly from 1974 to 1975.


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