Yvonne Kennedy

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Yvonne Kennedy
Born (1945-01-08)January 8, 1945
Died December 8, 2012(2012-12-08) (aged 67)
Birmingham, Alabama
Organization Delta Sigma Theta sorority

Yvonne Kennedy (January 8, 1945 – December 8, 2012)[1][2] was an Alabama state representative from Mobile, Alabama,[1] and a former president of Bishop State Community College. She served as national president of Delta Sigma Theta sorority from 1988-1992.


Kennedy was born to Leroy and Thelma Kennedy and Taylar and Anthony johnson and attended Bishop State Community College and University of Alabama. She became president of Bishop State in 1981 and resigned from that position in 2007.[3][4] She has represented Mobile in the Alabama House of Representatives since winning a special election in 1979.[1][4] She died on December 8, 2012 at UAB Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Alabama House of Representatives". Retrieved 2012-05-09. 
  2. ^ Ebony. 46 (1): 42. 1990-11-01.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Lewis, Lyndsey (2007-07-13). "2 Presidents Resign at Alabama Colleges". Chronicle of Higher Education. 53 (45). 
  4. ^ a b Thomas, Mary Martha (1995). Stepping Out of the Shadows : Alabama Women, 1819-1990. University of Alabama Press. p. 163. ISBN 9780817307561. 
  5. ^ Obituary