Carol Moseley Braun

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Birthday
16, 1947
Birthplace
Chicago, IL
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
16, 1947 (age 71)
Birthplace
Chicago, IL

About

American politician from Illinois who was the first African American woman elected to the US Senate, the first Democratic African American U.S. Senator, the first woman to defeat an incumbent U.S. Senator in an election, and the first female Senator from Illinois.

Before Fame

She was a prosecutor in the United States Attorney's office in Chicago from 1973 to 1977

Trivia

In 2011 she lost her bid to become the Mayor of Chicago.

Family Life

She had one son with her ex-husband Michael Allen Braun.

Associated With

President Bill Clinton appointed her US Ambassador to New Zealand.