Shirley Chisholm




Age: 80


Summary: pioneering politician and the first black woman elected to the U.S. Congress who was an outspoken advocate for women and minorities during seven terms in the House from 1969 to 1983.



Cause of Death: Aftereffects of a stroke


Born: November 30, 1924


Died: January 1, 2005


Location: Ormond Beach, Florida