First African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction, as well as the first Southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1973. She was inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame in 1984.
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|FULL NAME:||Barbara Jordan|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 21, 1936|
|AGE:||84 years old|
Barbara Jordan is a Politician. She was born the youngest of three to parents Benjamin Jordan and Arlyne Jordan. She spent a year at the Tuskegee Institute teaching Political Science.
DID YOU KNOW She was the first African-American woman to deliver the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention. After her death, she became the first African American to be buried in Texas State Cemetery.
FACT President Bill Clinton wished to nominate her for the United States Supreme Court, however her ailing health deterred him from doing so.
Currently, Barbara Jordan is 84 years old. She will celebrate her 85th birthday on a Friday, February 21st. Below we countdown to her upcoming birthday.
Barbara Jordan’s zodiac sign is Pisces. According to astrologers, Pieces’ life pursuit is to avoid feeling alone and instead feel connected to others and the world at large and a secret desire to live their dreams and turn fantasies into realities. People of this zodiac sign like to be alone, sleeping, music, romance, swimming, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are: compassionate, artistic, intuitive, gentle, wise, musical, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting, sad, desire to escape reality, can be a victim or a martyr. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces are Virgo, Taurus.
Barbara Jordan was born in the Year of the Rat. People born in this year are clever and charming. They’re curious, but sometimes too motivated by money. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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