Burke, Yvonne Braithwaite
Alias: Yvonne Braithwaite
Legal Education:University of Southern California School of Law, 1956
Firsts:First woman elected to the U.S. Congress from California.
First African-American to serve as chair of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors.
Further Research Materials
Jessie Carney Smith (Editor), Notable Black American Women. Detroit : Gale Research (1992)
Profile: Yvonne Braithwaite Burke, San Francisco Daily Journal, October 5, 1987