ILBC 100th General Assembly Directory ILBC_Directory_2017 - Page 3

Since the first presence of an African-American in the House of Representatives in 1876, 157 African American legislators have been elected to serve in both the House and Senate. Table of Contents A message from Senator Kimberly A. Lightford.....3 Leadership Profiles.............................................................4 Senate Leaders....................................................................8 House Leaders..................................................................10 Member Profiles...............................................................14