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Joyce Dinkins
Joyce Dinkins

Joyce Dinkins Biography – Joyce Dinkins Wiki

Joyce Dinkins (Joyce Burrows Dinkins) is the wife of former New York City mayor David Dinkins. She was the city’s First Lady from 1990 to 1993 while her husband led the Big Apple as the city’s first black mayor.

Joyce Dinkins Age

She was born in 1930. She died on October 11, 2020. She was 89.

Joyce Dinkins Husband

Joyce Dinkins was married to her husband David Dinkins for 67 years. They were married in the summer of 1953 and remained married until her death on October 11, 2020.

Joyce Dinkins Children

Joyce Dinkins and David Dinkins have two children: David Dinkins Jr. and Donna Dinkins.

Joyce Dinkins Death

Joyce Dinkins died on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at home, her family said in a statement. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Joyce Dinkins’ death on Twitter. Cuomo tweeted: “Very sad to learn of the passing of Joyce Dinkins. Born in NYC, she spent her time as its First Lady with grace & purpose—dedicated to education and a champion for literacy. My deepest condolences go out to Mayor Dinkins, their children David and Donna, and all her loved ones.”

Lynda Hamilton said in a statement on behalf of the Dinkins Family: “Joyce Burrows Dinkins, the youngest of two daughters of Daniel Burrows and Elaine Nelthrop Burrows, was born in 1930. Daniel Burrows was a prominent entrepreneur and political figure in Harlem. Joyce was raised and educated in Harlem, and graduated from George Washington High School. She then attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology in 1953.

“As First Lady of New York City, Joyce promoted education, health care and the arts for children. She served as honorary chair of the Mayor’s Task Force on Child Abuse, chairperson of “The First Day Back to School” a multi-media service campaign, and honorary chairperson of New York City’s Children’s Week. But her primary concern was always increasing the literacy of New York’s children.

“Joyce B Dinkins peacefully transitioned from this life, at home in the company of her family, on October 11, 2020. A memorial service will be held sometime after the COVID crisis ends. While our city will miss this incredible human being who personified grace, compassion, and love, her family will strive to honor her legacy.”

Reverend Al Sharpton tweeted: “We lost a great woman, Mrs. Joyce Dinkins. She was a quiet but strong committed woman who made us sit up w/ pride. She will be missed and always remembered. I talked w/ Mayor Dinkins to salute her Spirit, May she rest in Power. Our First Lady forever!”

Joyce Dinkins Cause of Death

Joyce Dinkins’ cause of death was not revealed.

Joyce Dinkins Obituary

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