Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
The Honorable Pinkie Carolyn Wilkerson
The Honorable Pinkie Carolyn Wilkerson: a Grambling native who was an attorney and member of the Louisiana House of Representatives from 1992-2000, representing District 11. She served as the Vice Chair of the Health & Welfare Committee, served on the Civil Law and Procedure and Judiciary Committees and was the first and only female chair of the Louisiana Legislative Rural Caucus. She had also served as an Assistant District Attorney and an Assistant State Attorney General. The African American National Bar Association established an award in her name and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority established the Pinkie C. Wilkerson Life Development Center in Grambling. In 2015. House Bill 140 dedicated the interchange of I-20 and LA 49 at Grambling in Lincoln Parish to the memory of State Representative Wilkerson. Wilkerson was viewed as a model legislator and as "a positive influence who will not be forgotten."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Government & Politics • Women. A significant historical year for this entry is 2015.
Location. 32° 32.274′ N, Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charlene S. Greene (here, next to this marker); Ernest Ladd (here, next to this marker); Rosetta Hill Days (here, next to this marker); Dr. Arthur Daniel "A.D." Smith, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Mrs. Ruby Lee Weekly Billups (here, next to this marker); Dr. Ruth Bradford (here, next to this marker); Sarah Jane Richmond (here, next to this marker); Robert M. "Bob" Hopkins (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 89 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.