Previous state legislator Bettye Davis has passed away at 80 years old. An Anchorage School Board representative said that they were educated of Davis’ going by a relative at the beginning of today.
Davis was the main dark lady to be chosen to the Alaska House of Representatives, and she was the primary dark Alaskan chosen to the state Senate.
Amid her residency, Davis supported enactment for instruction, social issues and monetary advancement. She was likewise instrumental in restoring the Alaska Commission on the Status of Women, which concentrated on managing issues confronting Alaska ladies and their families.
Davis likewise served three terms on the Anchorage School Board. The board held a festival in October to formally recognize Davis’ life and open administration record in Alaska.