How Did Shirley Chisholm Die? Date of Death, Cause of Death, Age, and Birthday

Shirley Chisholm death

Politician Shirley Chisholm passed away at age 80, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Politician and Democrat who became the first African-American woman elected to Congress in 1968. She represented New York for seven terms in Congress and in 1972 she became the first major-party black candidate for President and the first woman to run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

She married twice, her first marriage was to Jamaican private investigator, Conrad Chisholm.

How did Shirley Chisholm die?

Stroke caused Shirley Chisholm's death in 2005.

Information about the death of Shirley Chisholm
Cause of deathStroke
Age of death80 years
ProfessionPolitician
BirthdayNovember 30, 1924
Death dateJanuary 1, 2005
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes

If they don’t give you a seat at the table, bring a folding chair.

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That I am a national figure because I was the first person in 192 years to be at once a congressman, black, and a woman proves, I would think, that our society is not yet either just or free.

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America is composed of all kinds of people – part of the difficulty in our nation today is due to the fact that we are not utilising the abilities and the talents of other brown and black peoples and females that have something to bring to the creativity and the rejuvenation and the revitalisation of this country.

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Service is the rent that you pay for room on this earth.

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You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines, whimpering and complaining. You make progress by implementing ideas.

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