|38th Indiana Attorney General|
January 13, 1993 – January 16, 1997
|Preceded by||Linley E. Pearson|
|Succeeded by||Jeff Modisett|
|Born||August 20, 1949|
South Haven, Michigan
|Alma mater||University of Detroit, University of Michigan, Indiana University School of Law|
Pamela Carter attended the University of Detroit, later earning an M.S.W. degree from the University of Michigan and a J.D. degree from the Indiana University School of Law. She worked as an enforcement attorney for Indiana's secretary of state, prior to her election as Indiana's attorney general in November 1992. She is the first African-American woman elected as a state's attorney general. Carter is also the first African American and the first woman attorney general in Indiana's history. In Indiana, Carter is only the second African American elected to statewide office.
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Beating the odds in a traditionally republican state, Pamela Carter became the nation's first elected black female attorney general by winning a brutal election campaign by a 52% to 48% margin last November
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The state of Indiana also made the history books by electing Pamela Carter as state attorney general. Carter, 43, is only the second Black to win statewide office in Indiana....Her campaign manager Chris Worden told JET: "She is the first African-American woman attorney general in the nation; the first woman to be elected attorney general in Indiana; and the first Democrat to hold the office in 28 years."
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Linley E. Pearson
| Attorney General of Indiana
Jeffrey A. Modisett
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