Roger Freeman (politician)

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Roger Freeman
Washington State Representative from the 30th Legislative District, Position 2
In office
January 14, 2013 – October 29, 2014
Preceded by Katrina Asay
Succeeded by Carol Gregory
Federal Way City Council, Position 6
In office
January 1, 2010 – December 31, 2012[1]
Preceded by Eric Faison
Succeeded by Diana Noble-Gulliford
Personal details
Born (1965-11-30)November 30, 1965
Died October 29, 2014(2014-10-29) (aged 48)
Federal Way, Washington
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Sonya Freeman
Residence Federal Way, Washington
Alma mater Iowa State University (B.A.)
Washburn University (J.D.)
Profession Lawyer
Public defender
Website Official

Roger Freeman (November 30, 1965 – October 29, 2014) was an American politician of the Democratic Party. He was a member of the Washington House of Representatives, representing the 30th Legislative District.[2] He died in office of colon cancer,[3] but was subsequently re-elected posthumously.[4] Freeman was African-American.[5]


  1. ^ "Public Reception for Departing Councilmembers Freeman and Kochmar" (PDF). November 27, 2012. Retrieved 2012-12-28. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Roger Freeman". Retrieved 2012-12-24. 
  3. ^ Federal Way Rep. Roger Freeman dies at 48
  4. ^ Dead man elected: How to fill his seat in the Legislature, at the Seattle Post-Intelligencer; by Joel Connelly; published November 5, 2014; retrieved November 10, 2014
  5. ^ "African Americans in the Washington State Legislature". Washington State Library. Retrieved 16 May 2016.