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Nicole Collier

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Preceded by  Marc Veasey
Website  [1]
Spouse(s)  Gary Collier
Name  Nicole Collier

Residence  Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Role  Lawyer
Occupation  Attorney
Political party  Democratic Party
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Alma mater  University of Houston Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
Education  Texas A&M University School of Law, University of Houston, Texas Wesleyan University

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Nicole Johnson Collier (born 1972) is a Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives, serving since 2013 House District 95 in Fort Worth, Texas. Collier succeeded Marc Veasey, who was instead elected to the United States House of Representatives from Texas's 33rd congressional district.

Collier is a small business owner, trial lawyer of twelve years, grandmother, and a mother of three, Her paternal grandfather, Walter B. Johnson, came home from World War II to start a career with a railroad company. Later, after starting in custodial services, he became one of the first African-American plate printers at the United States Bureau of Engraving and Printing.

Walter’s son, Rolland Johnson, Sr., Nicole's father, served in the United States Navy and continued the family legacy as a union worker and a plate-printing foreman at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. He also attended Howard University in Washington, D.C. Shirley Johnson, her mother, was a leader in community youth ministries.

A 1996 graduate of the University of Houston, Nicole was a single mother in high school but determined to pursue formal education. She graduated from the Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, now Texas A&M University School of Law. She married Fort Worth native Gary Collier and settled in the D-FW area.

In the November 4, 2014 general election, Collier won her second term in the Texas House by handily defeated the Republican candidate, Albert G. McDaniel (born 1954), a staunch conservative backed by the Tea Party movement, 21,908 (75.8 percent) to 7,002 (24.2 percent).

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