Art Agnos

American politician

Arthur Christ Agnos (born Arthouros Agnos; September 1, 1938) is an American Democratic politician. He was the 39th mayor of San Francisco, California from 1988 to 1992.[1] He was the Regional Head of the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development from 1993 to 2001.

Art Agnos
39th Mayor of San Francisco
In office
January 8, 1988 – January 8, 1992
Preceded byDianne Feinstein
Succeeded byFrank Jordan
Personal details
Arthouros Agnos

(1938-09-01) September 1, 1938 (age 85)
Springfield, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Sherry Hankins
EducationBates College
Florida State University

On December 13, 1973, Agnos was shot twice in the chest at point-blank range. He said he lost a year of his life to recuperation.[2] This was one attack of the Zebra murders and attempted murders in the city from October 1973 to April 1974.[3]

References change

  1. "Art Agnos: "It was an extraordinary kind of time."". What's on the 6th floor?: San Francisco Public Library's San Francisco History Center. San Francisco Public Library. 2012-05-10. Retrieved 2017-04-25.
  2. Miller, Johnny (August 21, 2015). "Agnos Opposes Parole for Attacker (news coverage from 1990)". SF Gate. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  3. Green, Emily (November 1, 2015). "Ex-Mayor Agnos to have quadruple bypass heart surgery". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved April 14, 2016.