Adlene Harrison facts for kids
|51st Mayor of Dallas|
|Preceded by||Wes Wise|
|Succeeded by||Robert Folsom|
|Born||November 19, 1923
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Adlene Harrison (born November 19, 1923) is an American politician. She was born in Dallas, Texas. Harrison was acting Mayor of Dallas in 1976. She was the city's first Jewish mayor, and its first female mayor.
Harrison, a Democratic city councilwoman since 1973, replaced Wes Wise as mayor when he resigned to run for the United States Congress. She served until the election of a new mayor, Robert Folsom, at the end of the year.
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