|Birthname||Maynard Holbrook Jackson|
|born on||23 March 1938 at 03:00 (= 03:00 AM )|
|Place||Dallas, Texas, 32n47, 96w48|
|Timezone||CST h6w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||02°05' 24°49 Asc. 21°48'|
American lawyer and politician, he served as the Mayor of Atlanta, GA. Elected to the city leadership position in 1973, Jackson became the first African-American in the US to be elected to head a major southern city. He served for eight years and then was elected again in 1990.
Born in Texas to a minister father and a professor mother, he and his family moved to Atlanta when Maynard was young.His parents advocated for equality for African-Americans and his mother became the first Black woman to hold a library card from the City of Atlanta. Maynard was awarded his law degree in 1964 ultimately becoming quite influential as a labor relations and activist lawyer. In 1965 he married Burnella Hayes and the couple had three children. The couple divorced in 1976; a year later, Jackson re-married, this time to Valerie Richardson, with whom he had two children.
In 1968 he made his first attempt to win a political election, this time for state senate. While he was unsuccessful, he made a name for himself. The following year he was elected vice-mayor and in 1973 became Mayor for two terms. Prohibited by law from serving a third consecutive term, he stepped down but was re-elected in 1990. In 1992 he underwent heart surgery and health problems led him to the decision not to run again. In 1994 he opened a securities law firm.
Jackson suffered a fatal heart attack and died in Washington, DC on June 23, 2003.
- Work : Lose social status 1968 (Lost election to state congress)
- Work : Gain social status 1973 (Elected to Mayor of Atlanta)
- Work : Gain social status 1990 (Elected to Mayor of Atlanta)
- Health : Medical procedure 1992 (Heart surgery)
- Work : Start Business 1994 (Opened a securities law firm)
Steinbrecher Collection: Gauquelin Book of American Charts
- Personal : Death : Illness/ Disease (heart attack)
- Vocation : Law : Attorney (Lawyer)
- Vocation : Politics : Candidate and lost
- Vocation : Politics : Party Affiliation (Democrat)
- Vocation : Politics : Public office (Mayor of Atlanta, GA)