Jennifer Gale

 

Age: 47

 

Summary: transgender would-be politician and perennial candidate considered as one of several well-known quirky Austin icons who made a name for herself by repeatedly running or attempting to run for multiple public offices, including the U.S. Congress, governor, mayor, city council, and the school board between 2000 and 2006, who appeared before the Austin City Council on Nov. 20 and warned about the number of homeless people who had died on the city's streets over the past several years, who had already filed her paperwork to run yet again for mayor of Austin in the May 2009 race.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiac arrest

 

Born: circa 1960

 

Died: December 17, 2008

 

Location: Austin, Texas