LaMetta Wynn

Politician, Person

1933 –

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Who is LaMetta Wynn?

LaMetta Wynn was the mayor of Clinton, Iowa from 1995 to 2007. She was the first African-American woman to hold the position of mayor in any Iowa municipality.

Wynn has 10 children and worked for 30 years as a registered nurse. She graduated from Galena High School in Galena, Illinois. Prior to becoming mayor, Wynn served 12 years on the Clinton School Board.

On January 26, 2006, Wynn announced her candidacy for the Iowa Senate, District 13 as a Republican, but lost the election to incumbent Democrat Roger Stewart.

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Born
1933
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Galena High School

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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