Mervyn M. Dymally Papers

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Mervyn M. Dymally Papers


Mervyn Dymally (1926-2012) served as California State Assemblyman for the 52nd and 53rd District, and as State Senator for the 29th District. Dymally completed a Bachelor of Arts in education at California State University, Los Angeles in 1954. Dymally is known for breaking barriers as a black lawmaker in California and in Congress after moving to the United States from his native Trinidad at age 19. The collection consists of government correspondence, press clippings, press releases, speeches, and photographs.


Dymally, Mervyn M.


California State University, Los Angeles, Library. Special Collections & Archives


Special Collections and Archives, California State University, Los Angeles