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Added Jan 06 2018

Known as the "unofficial congresswoman of Fifth Ward," Punch helped organize a new voting location where she served as precinct judge, became a history-making lay leader in the Presbyterian Church and was a member of Target Hunger's first board of directors.

Original article
http://www.chron.com/news/houston-texas/article/Nellye-Joyce-Punch-Fifth-Ward-educator-who-12475325.php
Date published
January 6, 2018
    Nellye Joyce Punch, Fifth Ward educator who taught achievers, dies at 96
    Nellye Joyce Punch, a Fifth Ward educator and community advocate, dies at 96. Known as the "unofficial congresswoman of Fifth Ward," the longtime science teacher helped organize a new voting location where she served as precinct judge. She served on multiple boards, became a history-making lay leader in the Presbyterian Church and was a member of Target Hunger's first board of directors.
    http://www.chron.com

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