Wilhelmina Delco


As Interviewed by Fiona C., March 7, 2014
"I wasn’t the first African-American to run, but I was the first elected."
Wilhelmina Delco

Introductory Profile: About Wilhelmina Delco

Wilhelmina Delco was the oldest of five children. She grew up in Chicago, Illinois. She has a very outgoing personality and a great sense of humor.

Wilhelmina Delco talks about her experience being the first African-American to serve on the Austin ISD School Board and the first African-American elected to represent Travis County in the Texas Legislature.

[Image of Wilhelmina Delco circa 1973 from the Legislative Reference Library of Texas.]