Yvonne Braithwaite Burke

Yvonne Brathwaite Burke is a politician from Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. She was the Los Angeles County Supervisor representing the 2nd District . She has served as the Chair three times . She was the first African-American woman to represent the West Coast in Congress. Her husband is William Burke, a prominent philanthropist and creator of the Los Angeles Marathon. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Yvonne Braithwaite Burke has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1984 Convention. The year with the most videos was 2000 with two videos as a Supervisor for the Los Angeles County, CA. Most appearances with Tom Bradley (2), Cecil Murray (2). Most common tag: Democratic National Convention.

Appearances by Title:c. October 5, 1998 - Present Supervisor, Los Angeles County, CA Videos: 3 c. July 24, 2008 - Present Board Member, House Office of Congressional Ethics Videos: 0


U.S. Representative, D-CA 28th January 14, 1975 - January 3, 1979 Videos: 2 U.S. Representative, D-CA 37th January 4, 1973 - January 13, 1975 Videos: 1

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