E. Denise Simmons

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Who is E. Denise Simmons?

E. Denise Simmons was the mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts during the 2008-2009 term, and she was the first openly lesbian African-American mayor in the United States. The previous mayor of Cambridge, Kenneth Reeves, was the first openly gay African-American mayor in the United States. As Cambridge mayor, Simmons served as head of the city's legislative body—while the non-elected city manager serves as the city's chief executive officer.

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Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Antioch College
  • University of Massachusetts Boston
Lived in
  • Cambridge

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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