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Lawrence Douglas Wilder


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Doug Wilder grew up in Richmond, Virginia.

Doug Wilder became a very good lawyer.

First, he was elected to the Virginia Senate.

Next, Doug Wilder was elected Lieutenant Governor.

Finally, he was elected Governor of Virginia.

He was the first African American elected in Virginia as Governor.

Doug Wilder was an good Governor.

Doug Wilder was a popular professor at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Doug Wilder was elected mayor of the city of Richmond, Virginia.

He is now retired.

Doug Wilder

Netlinks for L. Douglas Wilder

Virginia Historical Society: L. Douglas Wilder

Page created June 30, 2003. Anne Pemberton. Updated Wed, Feb 10, 2012. AP.