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Debra DeLee

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Debra DeLee
Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee
In office
November 11, 1994 – January 21, 1995
Preceded byDavid Wilhelm
Succeeded byChris Dodd (General Chairperson)
Donald Fowler (National Chairperson)
Personal details
Born(1948-02-09) February 9, 1948 (age 68)
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Wisconsin, Madison

Debra DeLee (born 1948) was Chair of the Democratic National Committee from 1994 to 1995, and was the second woman to hold the post.[1][2] She also served as CEO of the Democratic National Committee.

She is currently President and CEO of Americans for Peace Now (APN), a national Zionist organization dedicated to enhancing Israel's security through peace and to supporting the Israeli Peace Now movement.[3] She was born in Chicago, Illinois, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Madison.[4] She was a superdelegate for the 2008 Democratic National Convention and endorsed United States Senator Hillary Clinton of New York in the primaries.


  1. ^ "U.S. government departments and offices, etc.". Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  2. ^ (15 May 1995). Democratic Convention Is a DeLee Homecoming, Chicago Sun Times ("Debra DeLee, the chief executive officer of the 1996 Democratic National Convention, is a Chicago native who is coming home for her new role.")
  3. ^ "Americans for Peace Now". Americans for Peace Now. Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
  4. ^ "Index De-Dh". Retrieved 4 August 2015. 
Party political offices
Preceded by
David Wilhelm
Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee
Succeeded by
Chris Dodd
as General Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee
Succeeded by
Donald Fowler
as National Chairperson of the Democratic National Committee
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