Congressman Sanford Bishop

Representing the 2nd District of Georgia

Bishop Statement on the Death of Dr. Dorothy Irene Height

Apr 20, 2010
Press Release

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Sanford Bishop issued the following statement on the passing of Dr. Dorothy Irene Height:

“I was deeply saddened to hear of the passing of my dear friend and neighbor, Dr. Dorothy Irene Height. Dr. Height, throughout her life, worked tirelessly for civil rights and women’s rights; and her impact on both is unparalleled.

“My wife, Vivian, and I send our heartfelt condolences to her loved ones, as well as to all who were touched by her immense legacy. Dr. Height will be missed by us all.”