Sharon Pratt (born January 30, 1944), formerly Sharon Pratt Dixon and Sharon Pratt Kelly, is an American attorney and politician. She was the third Mayor of the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1995. Pratt was the first African American woman to serve as mayor of a major American city.
|3rd Mayor of the District of Columbia|
January 2, 1991 – January 2, 1995
|Preceded by||Marion Barry|
|Succeeded by||Marion Barry|
|Treasurer of the Democratic National Committee|
February 2, 1985 – February 10, 1989
|Preceded by||Paul Kirk|
|Succeeded by||Robert Farmer|
January 30, 1944
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Arrington Dixon (1967–1982)|
James Kelly (1991–1999)
|Education||Howard University (BA, JD)|
- DE WITT, KAREN (March 22, 1994). "Capital Mayor Now Faces Voters Uneasy With Her". The New York Times.