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Marion Barry

Marion BarryAKA Marion Shepilov Barry, Jr.

Born: 6-Mar-1936
Birthplace: Itta Bena, MS

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.

Father: Marion S. Barry, Sr. (sharecropper)
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 claims he raped her Mar-1988)

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

    Council of the District of Columbia (2004-)
    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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