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us: Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005


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    • us: Saint Hill, Shirley Anita, 1924-2005
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1924-11-20
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2005-01-01
    • Gender

        female
    • Birth Place

        Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
    • Death Place

        Ormond Beach (Fla.)
    • Associated Locale

        United States
    • Associated Locale

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: United States. Congress. House
    • Organization

        United States. Congress. House
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Brooklyn College
    • Organization

        Brooklyn College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: New York (State). Legislature. Assembly
    • Organization

        New York (State). Legislature. Assembly
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Mount Holyoke College
    • Organization

        Mount Holyoke College
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  • Sources

    • found: Shirley Chisholm: Elect one of your own [FS] 1969.
    • found: Washington Post, 2005-01-04 (Shirley Chisholm, politician, human rights advocate, d. Jan. 1, 2005, Ormond Beach, Fla., age 80; b. Shirley Anita St. Hill, Nov. 20, 1924, Brooklyn, N.Y.; married (1) Conrad Chisholm, (2) Arthur Hardwick, Jr.)
    • found: NUCMC data from Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Howard Univ.) for Her Interview, 1973 May 2 (Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-; Representative (D-NY), U. S. Congress)
    • found: English Wikipedia website, Mar. 26, 2013 (Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (Nov. 30, 1924-Jan. 1, 2005) 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 Jan. 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 (Margaret Chase Smith had previously run for the 1964 Republican presidential nomination). She received 152 first-ballot votes at the 1972 Democratic National Convention; Born: Nov. 30, 1924, Brooklyn, New York; Died: Jan. 1, 2005 (aged 80), Ormond Beach, Florida)
    • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Chisholm, Shirley; Shirley St. Hill; U.S. Representative, educator, presidential candidate, orator; born 30 November 1924 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. She graduated from Brooklyn College (1946); enrolled in master's program in early childhood education at Columbia College; was appointed director of Friends in Need Nursery School in Brooklyn (1953) and director of Hamilton-Madison Child Care Center, Manhattan (1954). She was elected to the New York State Assembly (1964); served in the House of Representatives (1969-1982) and ran for the presidency of the United States in 1972). She joined the faculty at Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts (1983-1987); co-founded the National Political Congress of Black Wome (1984). She died 01 January 2005 in Ormond Beach, Florida, United States)
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