Barbara Jordan bio

Birth Name: Barbara Jordan

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Houston

Date Of Birth: February21, 1936

Date Of Death: January 17, 1996

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Black

Nationality: American

Barbara Jordan was born on the 21st of February, 1936. She was known for being a Politician. First African American elected to the Texas Senate after Reconstruction, as well as the first Southern black female elected to the United States House of Representatives in 1973. She was inducted into the Texas Women’s Hall of Fame in 1984.

Barbara Jordan was born in Houston. She spent a year at the Tuskegee Institute teaching Political Science. She was the first African-American woman to deliver the keynote address at a Democratic National Convention. After her death, she became the first African American to be buried in Texas State Cemetery.

Barbara Jordan was a Pisces and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Barbara Jordan was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

Barbara Jordan is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Barbara Jordan’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Barbara Jordan’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Barbara Jordan kept her personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Barbara Jordan was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME:Barbara Jordan
AGE GENERATION:Silent Generation
DEATH DAY:Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Barbara Jordan was a Pisces. People of this zodiac sign like romance, to sleep, spiritual themes and dislike the know-it-all, to be criticized, and cruelty of any kind. The strengths of this sign are being compassionate, artistic, gentle, wise, while weaknesses can be to be fearful, overly trusting and desire to escape reality. The greatest overall compatibility with Pieces is Virgo and Taurus.

Chinese Zodiac: Barbara Jordan was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Barbara Jordan had a ruling planet of Neptune and has a ruling planet of Neptune. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Barbara Jordan’s birth sign is Pisces and she had a ruling planet of Neptune.

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