Sharon Pratt Kelly

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Birthday
30, 1944
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
30, 1944 (age 75)
Birthplace
Washington, DC

About

Former Mayor of the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1995 who was the first African American woman to serve as a mayor of a major U.S. city. Her tenure is often blamed for the city's larger deficit.

Before Fame

She was a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority at Howard University, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in political science.

Trivia

She attempted to get D.C. to be declared a state but her plans backfired.

Family Life

She had two children with her first husband Arrington Dixon.

Associated With

She defeated Marion Barry in the 1990 mayoral elections.