Barbara Jordan

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born

02/21/1936

born in houston texas

politiics

04/14/1954

barbara jordan became iterested in poltitics when a lawyer came to her class

tsu

05/01/1956

attend texas southern unver. magna cum laude

sentor

11/18/1968

jordan was reelected state senator

Governor

04/19/1972

barbara jordan was the first black women to be governor of any state

special counsel

10/16/1991

special counsel on ethics to texas governor

medal

04/15/1992

she was given a presidental medal of honor

honary degrees

05/29/1994

after graduating high school she started getting honary degrees from numerous institutions from Harvard, Howard, and Tufts

died

01/17/1996

died of complication from leukemia

furneal

01/20/1996

1500 people packed the good hope missionary baptist church in houston for her furneal. Bill Clinton and Ann Richards attended