Harold Washington bio

Birth Name: Harold Washington

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Chicago

Date Of Birth: April 15, 1922

Date Of Death: November 25, 1987

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Harold Washington was born on the 15th of April, 1922. He was known for being a Politician. American lawyer and politician who became the first African American mayor of Chicago, Illinois in 1983. He also served in the US House of Representatives, the Illinois Senate, and the Illinois House of Representatives during his long political career.

Harold Washington was born in Chicago. He was a First Sergeant in the Air Force during World War II, spending much of his time fighting in a segregated unit in the Philipines. He defeated the first female mayor of Chicago, Jane Byrne, to become the first African American mayor of Chicago.

Harold Washington was a Aries and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Harold Washington was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Harold Washington is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Harold Washington’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Harold Washington’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Harold Washington kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Harold Washington was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Harold Washington
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: Harold Washington was a Aries. People of this zodiac sign like physical challenges, taking on leadership roles, individual sports and dislike inactivity, delays, and work that doesn't use one's talents. The strengths of this sign are being courageous, determined, confident, enthusiastic, optimistic, while weaknesses can be to be impatient, moody, short-tempered, impulsive and aggressive. The greatest overall compatibility with Aries is Libra and Leo.

Chinese Zodiac: Harold Washington was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: Harold Washington had a ruling planet of Mars and has a ruling planet of Mars and by astrological associations Tuesday is ruled by Mars. This planet symbolizes the principle of assertive drive and energy. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have huge drive, aggression and commpetitiveness.

Harold Washington’s birth sign is Aries and he had a ruling planet of Mars.

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