Shirley Chisholm Biography

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm was an American politician, educator, and author. She was a Congresswoman, representing New York's 12th Congressional District for seven terms from 1969 to 1983. In 1968, she became the first African-American woman elected to Congress. On January 25, 1972, she became the first major-party black candidate for President of the United States and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination. She received 152 first-ballot votes at the 1972 Democratic National Convention. Source: Wikipedia

Biography Snapshot
Name:
Shirley Chisholm
Nationality:
United States of America
Profession:
Lawyer, Politician
Ethnicity:
African American
Date of Birth:
November 30, 1924
Astrological Sign:
Sagittarius
Date of Death:
January 1, 2005
Age at Death:
80
Marriages
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