Marcia Coggs

 

 

Age: 75

 

Summary: Wisconsin's first black woman state representative who was elected in 1977 to the 18th Assembly District in Milwaukee and served until 1991, who was the matriarch of the successful political Coggs family which included her husband and several nephews, who was a well known activist who spent years working on issues such as fair housing, quality education, integration and human rights.

 

 

Cause of Death: Not released

 

Born: April 5, 1928

 

Died: December 9, 2003

 

Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin