Cardiss Hortense Collins, (née Robertson; September 24, 1931 – February 3, 2013), was an American Democratic politician from Illinois who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. She was the first African-American woman to represent the Midwest in Congress. Collins was elected to Congress in the June 5, 1973 special election to replace her husband, George, who had died in the December 8, 1972 United Airlines Flight 553 plane crash. The seat had been renumbered from the 6th district to the 7th when she took the seat. She had previously worked as an accountant in various state government positions.

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  • Cardiss Hortense Collins, (née Robertson; September 24, 1931 – February 3, 2013), was an American Democratic politician from Illinois who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. She was the first African-American woman to represent the Midwest in Congress. Collins was elected to Congress in the June 5, 1973 special election to replace her husband, George, who had died in the December 8, 1972 United Airlines Flight 553 plane crash. The seat had been renumbered from the 6th district to the 7th when she took the seat. She had previously worked as an accountant in various state government positions. (en)
  • Cardiss Collins (* 24. September 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri; † 3. Februar 2013 in Alexandria, Virginia) war eine US-amerikanische Politikerin. Zwischen 1973 und 1997 vertrat sie den Bundesstaat Illinois im US-Repräsentantenhaus. (de)
  • Cardiss Hortense Collins, née Robertson le 24 septembre 1931 à Saint-Louis (Missouri) et morte le 3 février 2013 à Alexandria (Virginie), est une femme politique américaine, membre du Parti démocrate. Elle a représenté le septième district de l'Illinois à la Chambre des représentants des États-Unis de 1973 à 1997. Elle fut la première femme afro-américaine à représenter l'État au Congrès fédéral. (fr)
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  • Cardiss Hortense Collins, (née Robertson; September 24, 1931 – February 3, 2013), was an American Democratic politician from Illinois who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1973 to 1997. She was the first African-American woman to represent the Midwest in Congress. Collins was elected to Congress in the June 5, 1973 special election to replace her husband, George, who had died in the December 8, 1972 United Airlines Flight 553 plane crash. The seat had been renumbered from the 6th district to the 7th when she took the seat. She had previously worked as an accountant in various state government positions. (en)
  • Cardiss Collins (* 24. September 1931 in St. Louis, Missouri; † 3. Februar 2013 in Alexandria, Virginia) war eine US-amerikanische Politikerin. Zwischen 1973 und 1997 vertrat sie den Bundesstaat Illinois im US-Repräsentantenhaus. (de)
  • Cardiss Hortense Collins, née Robertson le 24 septembre 1931 à Saint-Louis (Missouri) et morte le 3 février 2013 à Alexandria (Virginie), est une femme politique américaine, membre du Parti démocrate. Elle a représenté le septième district de l'Illinois à la Chambre des représentants des États-Unis de 1973 à 1997. Elle fut la première femme afro-américaine à représenter l'État au Congrès fédéral. (fr)
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