Jackie Clarkson

Born Jan 17, 1936

Jacquelyn Brechtel Clarkson is the current president of the New Orleans City Council and a former member of the Louisiana House of Representatives. Clarkson is also the mother of American actress Patricia Clarkson.

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1936 Birth Born on January 17, 1936.


1990 54 Years Old She represented District C on the New Orleans City Council from 1990 to 1994 and from 2002 to 2006, as well as District 102 at the Louisiana House of Representatives. … Read More
First Ballot, February 5, 1994 … Read More
1995 59 Years Old 1 More Event
First Ballot, October 21, 1995


1999 63 Years Old First Ballot, October 23, 1999 … Read More
2002 66 Years Old First Ballot, February 2, 2002 … Read More
2006 70 Years Old 1 More Event
First Ballot, April 22, 2006
First Ballot, October 20, 2007
2008 72 Years Old Although a lifelong Democrat, Clarkson has been able to boast support from Republican organizations including the Parish Executive Committee of the Orleans Parish Republican Party. In 2008 she broke party ranks and supported Republican challenger Anh "Joseph" Cao in his longshot but successful bid to unseat Democratic incumbent William J. Jefferson from Louisiana's 2nd congressional district seat. … Read More
2009 73 Years Old In May 2009, as the New Orleans e-mail controversies intensified, Clarkson began publishing thousands of her e-mail messages online: … Read More
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