Barbara Jordan Biography, Age, Weight, Height, Friend, Like, Affairs, Favourite, Birthdate & Other

Barbara Jordan

This Biography is about one of the best Political Leader Barbara Jordan including her Height, weight, Age & Other Detail…

Biography Of Barbara Jordan
Real Name Barbara Jordan
Profession Political Leaders, Civil Rights Activists, Lawyers & Judges
Nationality American
Religion Baptist
Political Ideology Democratic
Personal life of Barbara Jordan
Born on 21 February 1936
Birthday 21st February
Died At Age 59
Sun Sign Pisces
Born in Houston
Died on 17 January 1996
place of death Austin
Grouping of People African American Men, African American Women
Ideology Democrats
City Texas
Family Background of Barbara Jordan
Father Ben Jordan
Mother Arlyne Jordan
Married No
Education Boston University, Texas Southern University, Wheatley High School
Awards 1992 – Spingarn Medal

1993 – Elizabeth Blackwell

1994 – Presidential Medal of Freedom

1995 – United States Military Academy’s

1995 – Sylvanus Thayer Award

Personal Fact of Barbara Jordan

Barbara Jordan had a lot of firsts in her career and life. She was the first African-American to be elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction, the first southern black female to be elected to the United States House of Representatives, and the first African-American woman to deliver the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention. Furthermore, she became the first black woman to be buried in the Texas State Cemetery.

An active politician and leader of Civil Rights Movement, she dedicated her living working for the rights of the blacks. Influential and hardworking, Jordan strived for excellence right from a young age. Since high school days, she showed a talent for debating and oratorical skills. She soon became active in politics and carved a niche for herself and went on to become a member of the United States House of Representatives.

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