Edythe Lewis

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Edythe "Delilah" Lewis was the first black, female disc jockey in Dayton, Ohio, United States, in the 1950s. In 2001, her husband Lloyd Lewis Jr., a member of the Dayton City Commission, died, and she was elected in a special election to fill out the remaining months of his term,[1] defeating Republican Abner Orick.


  1. ^ Glassman, Anthony (22 June 2001). "Performers, politicos join in Dayton Pride events". Gay People's Chronicle. Retrieved 14 March 2010.