Marion Barry


Born: 3/6/1936 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, USA
Died: 11/23/2014
Age: 78
Cause of death: cardiac arrest

Full name: Marion Shepilov Barry Jr.
Noted For: mayor of Washington D.C. (1979-91, 1995-99). Ousted, convicted, and imprisoned on drug charges (1991-92).
Quotation: "We've got to do something about these Asians coming in, opening up businesses, those dirty shops. They ought to go, I'll just say that right now, you know."