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Marion Barry

Marion BarryAKA Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr.

Born: 6-Mar-1936
Birthplace: Itta Bena, MS
Died: 22-Nov-2014
Location of death: Washington, DC
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Twice Mayor of Washington, DC

After being caught on video smoking crack during his third term as Mayor of DC in 1990, Marion Barry served six months in prison, and was later re-elected Mayor.

Father: Marion S. Barry, Sr. (sharecropper, d. 1940)
Mother: Mattie Cummings (d. 8-Nov-2009)
Wife: Mary M. Treadwell (wife #2, m. 1972, div. 1977, d. 21-Jul-2012)
Wife: Effi Slaughter (m. 1978, div. 1991)
Wife: Cora Masters (m. 8-Jan-1994, sep. 2002)
Son: Christopher (by Effi)
Daughter: Tamara Masters Wilds (by Cora)
Mistress: Karen Johnson (1982-84, reportedly)
Mistress: Rasheeda Moore (1990, reportedly)
Slept with: Linda Creque Maynard (she claimed that he raped her, Mar-1988)

    High School: Booker T. Washington High School, Memphis, TN (1954)
    University: BA, LeMoyne College Memphis (1958)
    University: MA Chemistry, Fisk University (1960)
    University: University of Tennessee

    Council of the District of Columbia (2004-14)
    Mayor of Washington, DC (1995-99)
    Council of the District of Columbia (1992-94)
    Mayor of Washington, DC (1979-91)
    Council of the District of Columbia (1974-78)
    NAACP Lemoyne chapter president
    Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee
    Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity
    Eagle Scout
    Jaywalking arrested in Washington, DC (30-Mar-1967)
    Shot 9-Mar-1977
    Drug Possession: Cocaine Vista International Hotel, Washington, DC (18-Jan-1990)
    unknown detox facility Florida (Jan-1990)
    Assisted by the ACLU (2-Jul-1990)
    Prostate Surgery 1995
    Kidney Transplant (20-Feb-2009)
    Stalking Washington, DC (arrested 4-Jul-2009), charges dropped
    Funeral: Katharine Graham (2001)
    Risk Factors: Cocaine, Alcoholism, Diabetes, Prostate Cancer, Smoking

    Slam (20-Jan-1998) · Judge

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