Shirley Chisholm facts for kids
|Secretary of the House Democratic Caucus|
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1981
|Preceded by||Patsy Mink|
|Succeeded by||Geraldine Ferraro|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from New York's 12th district
January 3, 1969 – January 3, 1983
|Preceded by||Edna Kelly|
|Succeeded by||Major Owens|
|Member of the
New York State Assembly
January 1, 1965 – December 31, 1968
|Preceded by||Thomas Jones|
|Succeeded by||Thomas R. Fortune|
|Constituency||17th district (1965)
45th district (1966)
55th district (1967–1968)
Shirley Anita St. Hill
November 30, 1924
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Died||January 1, 2005
Ormond Beach, Florida, U.S.
|Resting place||Forest Lawn Cemetery|
|Spouse(s)||Conrad Chisholm (m. 1949; div. 1977)
Arthur Hardwick, Jr.(m. 1977; his death 1986)
|Education||Brooklyn College (BA)
Columbia University (MA)
She was married to Conrad Chrisholm. Their marriage ended in divorce. Then she was married to Arthur Hardwick, Jr.. Their marriage would last until his death.
Images for kids
Shirley Chisholm (center) with Congressman Edolphus Towns (left) and his wife, Gwen Towns (right)
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