Cecil A. Partee

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Cecil A. Partee (born April 10, 1921, Blytheville, Arkansas - died August 17, 1994, Chicago, Illinois) was an Illinois African American legislator. He was the first black to serve both as President of the Illinois State Senate and Cook County's State Attorney. He was also Chicago Treasurer for three terms.[1] [2]


  1. ^ "Cecil Partee. Memoir". 
  2. ^ Heise, Kenan (17 August 1994). "Cecil Partee, Pioneer In Politics". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 16 August 2011.