Leroy Irvis

Leroy Irvis

K. Leroy Irvis was the first African American to serve as a speaker of the house in any state legislature in the United States since Reconstruction. John Roy Lynch of Mississippi was the first African American to hold that position. Wikipedia*

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Leroy Irvis has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 Convention as a Chair for the Credentials Committee of the Democratic National Committee. Most appearances with Kathy Vick (2), Lottie H. Shackelford (2), Dorothy V. Bush (2). Most common tag: Democratic Party.

Appearances by Title:c. September 28, 1989 - Present Speaker, House of Reps., State Legislature
Videos: 1


Chair, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Committee c. July 18, 1988 - c. September 28, 1989 Videos: 2

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