Carrie Saxon Perry

Carrie Saxon Perry

Carrie Saxon Perry was the first black woman to be elected mayor of a major New England city – Hartford, Connecticut – in 1987. She served three terms before being defeated in 1993. She had previously served as a state representative, and was known for her distinctive broad-rimmed hats. Wikipedia*

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Carrie Saxon Perry has two videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1988 House Committee as a Mayor. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 1992 with an average of 159 views per program.

Appearances by Title:c. March 31, 1992 - Present Mayor,
D-Hartford
Videos: 1

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Mayor c. September 16, 1988 - c. March 31, 1992 Videos: 1

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