Annette Strauss

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Birthday
26, 1924
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Dec 14, 1998 (74)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
26, 1924
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Dec 14, 1998 (74)

About

American consultant, philanthropist, and politician who became the second female mayor of Dallas and its second Jewish mayor in 1987.

Before Fame

She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1944.

Trivia

Her legacy was commemorated with the naming of the Annette Strauss Artist Square in Dallas' Art District.

Family Life

She had two daughters with her husband, Theodore Strauss.

Associated With

She and John D. Rockefeller both used their influence to set up several charitable foundations; in her case, this included work for the Dallas Symphony, Southern Methodist University, the United Way of America, and co-founding the Volunteer Center of North Texas.