Earlene Hill Hooper

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Earlene Hooper
Member of the New York State Assembly
from the 18th district
Assumed office
March 16, 1988
Preceded by Barbara Patton
Personal details
Born 1938/1939 (age 77–78)[1]
Baltimore, Maryland[2]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Thomas[2]
Residence Hempstead, New York[2]
Alma mater Norfolk State University
Adelphi University
Profession social worker, politician
Website Official website

Earlene Hill Hooper (born 1938/1939[1]) represents District 18 in the New York State Assembly, which includes large portions of Nassau County, New York.

First chosen in a special election held on March 15, 1988, Hooper is the only female African-American member of the Assembly from Long Island.

A former social worker, with a B.A. in English from Norfolk State University and a Master's in Social Work from Adelphi University, she previously served as an administrator in New York State's Department of Social Services Division of Child and Family Services.[3]

Hooper also served on the Democratic Platform Committee during 1988.


  1. ^ a b "New York State Assembly: 18th District". Newsday. November 1, 2008. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "Assembly Member Earlene Hooper (NY)". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Earlene Hooper: Biography". New York State Assembly. Retrieved March 12, 2011. 

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New York Assembly
Preceded by
Barbara Patton
New York State Assembly
18th District