A city’s first lady from the year 1990 to 1993 as her husband, David Dinkins was the first city’s black mayor, Joyce Dinkins was an American personality was known after tieing the knot with a famous politician and lawyer David.
Despite being associated with her husband, she has also worked in the State Department of Taxation and Finance. When her husband David was elected as the Mayor of New York City, Joyce retired from her position.
|Parents||Father: Daniel Burrows, Mother: Elaine Nelthrop Burrows|
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.
— Andrew Cuomo (@NYGovCuomo) October 12, 2020
10 Facts About Joyce Dinkins
- As of now, Joyce Dinkins’s age was 89 years old when she died on October 11, 2020. In fact, she was born in the year 1930. But, her actual date of birth is yet to be confirmed.
- Joyce Dinkins belongs to American nationality as she was born in the United States. Her ethnicity was black.
- Regarding her educational background, Joyce attended Howard University where she pursued her studies receiving a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology.
- Unlike her husband David Dinkins, Joyce Dinkins is yet to be featured on Wikipedia’s page. However, one can easily get her information through various web portals.
- Most probably, she was known as the wife of former New York City mayor David Dinkins. In contrast, she was the first lady of New York City.
- Speaking of her family, she was the youngest daughter of two of her parents Daniel Burrows and Elaine Nelthrop Burrows. Her father was a prominent entrepreneur and politician.
- Joyce Dinkins was married to her lovable husband, David Dinkins for 67 years. The couple married in the summer of 1953. They have two children together named: David Dinkins Jr. and Donna Dinkins.
- She died on Sunday, October 11, 2020, at home as per her family statement. Her death was also announced by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Twitter.
- But, it is not revealed yet what is Joyce Dinkin’s cause of death. So, we’re unknown how she died.
- The actual figure of Joyce Dinkins’ net worth or earning is also not disclosed in the media outlets.
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