Sharon Sayles Belton

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Birthday
13, 1951
Birthplace
Minnesota
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1951 (age 68)
Birthplace
Minnesota

About

The first African American and woman to be elected the Mayor of Minneapolis, an office she held from 1994 to 2001. She received the prestigious Rosa Parks Award for her work in politics.

Before Fame

She studied biology and sociology at Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Trivia

She reversed a crime wave when she came into office in the mid 90's.

Family Life

She raised three children with husband Steven Belton.

Associated With

She was an African American mayor like Marion Barry.