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Preceded by  Wes Wise
Succeeded by  Robert Folsom

Name  Adlene Harrison
Political party  Democratic Party
Adlene Harrison An Oral History with the Hon Adlene Harrison First Woman Mayor of

Born  November 19, 1923 (age 92) Dallas, Texas, United States (1923-11-19)

Dallas’ first female mayor, Adlene Harrison

Adlene Harrison (born November 19, 1923) was acting mayor of Dallas in 1976, its first Jewish mayor, and its first female mayor. Harrison, a Democratic city councilwoman since 1973, succeeded Wes Wise as mayor when he resigned to run for the United States Congress. She served until the election of a new mayor, Robert Folsom, at the end of the year.


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