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CHRISTENSEN, Donna Marie (1945-)

CHRISTENSEN, DONNA MARIE, (elected under the name Donna Christian-Green in the One Hundred Fifth and One Hundred Sixth Congresses), a Delegate from the Virgin Islands; born in Teaneck, Monmouth County, N.J., September 19, 1945; B.S., St. Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Ind., 1966; M.D., George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C., 1970; physician; medical director, St. Croix Hospital, St. Croix, V.I., 1987-1988; territorial assistant, commissioner of health for the Virgin Islands, 1988-1994; acting commissioner of health for the Virgin Islands, 1994-1995; delegate to the Democratic National Conventions for the 1984, 1988, and 1992; television journalist; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2015); was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress, but was an unsuccessful candidate for governor of the Virgin Islands in 2014.

  • "Donna M. Christensen" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.
  • "Donna M. Christensen" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.