Mary Pinkett



Age: 72


Summary: labor advocate and longtime New York City politician who was the first African-American woman elected to City Council, where she served from 1974 until 2001, who was known for her skill as a speaker and debater, and whose handpicked successor James Davis was gunned down at City Hall in July 2003.



Cause of Death: Cancer complications


Born: 1931


Died: December 4, 2003


Location: New York City, New York