Thomas Mann

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State Senator
Democrat
Lawyer
Polk
73
01/09/1989 - 01/13/1991
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Birth: December 15, 1949, Haywood County, Tennessee. Parents: Thomas and Flossie Mann. Education: Graduated West High School in Madison County, Tennessee, 1967; B.S. in political science from Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1971; J.D. from University of Iowa, 1974. Activities: Appointed Iowa assistant attorney general, 1974 and 1980. Appointed executive director, Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 1976. Member: Iowa Bar Association, Iowa National Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association. Board of Directors of the Des Moines branch NAACP. First black elected to Iowa Senate. Term: Second.

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State Senator
Democrat
Lawyer
Polk
72
01/12/1987 - 01/08/1989
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Born in Haywood County, Tennessee, December 15, 1949, to Thomas and Flossie Mann. Graduated West High School in Madison County, Tennessee, 1967. B.S. in Political Science from Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1971. J.D. from University of Iowa, 1974. Appointed Iowa assistant attorney general, 1974; appointed executive director, Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 1976; appointed Iowa assistant attorney general, 1980. Member of Iowa Bar Association, Iowa National Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Des Moines branch NAACP. Second term.

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State Senator
Democrat
Lawyer
Polk
71
01/14/1985 - 01/11/1987
43

Born in Haywood County, Tennessee, December 15, 1949, to Thomas and Flossie Mann. Graduated West High School in Madison County, Tennessee, 1967. B.S. in Political Science from Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1971. J.D. from University of Iowa, 1974. Appointed Iowa assistant attorney general, 1974; appointed executive director, Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 1976; appointed Iowa assistant attorney general, 1980. Member of Iowa Bar Association, Polk County Bar Association, Board of Directors, Des Moines branch NAACP. First term.

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State Senator
Democrat
Lawyer
Polk
70
01/10/1983 - 01/13/1985
43

Born in Haywood County, Tenn., December 15, 1949, to Thomas and Flossie Mann. Graduated West High School in Madison County, Tenn., 1967. B.S. from Tennessee State University, Nashville, Tenn., 1971. J.D. from University of Iowa, 1974. Appointed Iowa assistant attorney general, 1974; appointed executive director, Iowa Civil Rights Commission, 1976; appointed Iowa assistant attorney general, 1980. Board member, Iowa Democratic Party, Des Moines branch NAACP and Central Iowa chapter, American Red Cross. First term.

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