Born: September 7, 1938 in Birmingham, Alabama
Married: James McDonald, Jr.
Children: Five (including Valerie McDonald)
University: University of Southern California
Died (in office): April 22, 2007 in Carson, CA
1984: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1990-1992: Member, Carson City Council
1992: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
1996: Resigned from the State Assembly on April 15.
2000: Delegate, Democratic National Convention
- Millender was granted a four to six week leave from Congress on April 18th after being diagnosed with cancer. She died on April 22nd.
- Valerie McDonald was a candidate for CD-37 in the Special Election following her mother's death. She lost, receiving 9%.
- PLACENAME: The Congresswoman Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center is located in Carson, CA.
Source: "Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774-Present" (U.S. Library of Congress) [http://bioguide.congress.gov/]