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Helen Marshall

Politician
Female
Born Sep 30, 1929
Age 86
Hometown New York
Political Party Democratic Party
Alma Mater Queens College

Helen M. Marshall is the 18th Borough President of Queens, first elected in November 2001, to succeed the term-limited Claire Shulman. She is the first African American woman elected as Queens Borough President, and as of 2010 she is the only sitting African American Borough President. Prior to being elected Borough President, Marshall served on the New York City Council from 1992 to 2001, an office she vacated due to term limits.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1929 Birth Born in 1929.

LATE ADULTHOOD

1992 63 Years Old Prior to being elected Borough President, Marshall served on the New York City Council from 1992 to 2001, an office she vacated due to term limits. … Read More
2005 76 Years Old In 2005 Marshall won a second term, defeating her Republican and Conservative challenger Philip T. Sica with 75% of the vote to his 25%.
2006 77 Years Old She was inaugurated to her second term as President of the Borough of Queens on January 3, 2006 in a ceremony held at Terrace on the Park in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. … Read More
2009 80 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 1, 2009 she appointed Dennis M. Walcott to the reconstituted New York City Board of Education. … Read More
2010 81 Years Old …  She is the first African American woman elected as Queens Borough President, and as of 2010 she is the only sitting African American Borough President.
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