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Carol Moseley Braun

Carol Moseley BraunAKA Carol Elizabeth Moseley

Born: 16-Aug-1947
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician, Diplomat
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First black female US Senator

Democratic candidate for Presidential nomination, though dropped out in January 2004. Former U.S. Senator from Illinois, the first black woman elected to Senatorial office. After that, appointed U.S. Ambassador to New Zealand. Has very unusual ties to Nigeria and its dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha.

Father: Joseph Moseley (Chicago police officer)
Mother: Edna
Husband: Micheal Braun (div., one child)
Son: Matthew Braun (b. 1977)

    University: University of Illinois, Chicago (1989)
    Law School: JD, University of Chicago (1972)

    US Ambassador to New Zealand and Samoa (1999-2001)
    US Senator, Illinois (3-Jan-1993 to 3-Jan-1999)
    Illinois State House of Representatives (1978-88)
    US Justice Department Prosecutor, office of the US Attorney, Chicago (1973-77)
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Carol Moseley Braun for President
    Council of American Ambassadors
    Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
    Mugged Chicago, IL (27-Apr-2007)

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