Shirley Chisholm

Fighting Shirley
Birth Name:
Shirley Anita St. Hill
Birth Date:
November 30, 1924
Birth Place:
New York, New York
Death Date:
January 1, 2005
Place of Death:
3217 Lienster Circle, Ormond Beach, Florida
Cause of Death:
Complications after a series of strokes
Cemetery Name:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Historical Figure
Chisholm was the first black woman elected to the United States Congress, the first black candidate for a major party's nomination for President of the United States, and the first woman to run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Forest Lawn Cemetery

1411 Delaware Ave

Buffalo, New York, 14209


North America


Map of Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, New York
Map of Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, New York

Grave Location:

Birchwood Mausoleum, Row 158, Tier F

Grave Location Description

As you walk into the Birchwood Mausoleum, walk forward about 50 feet and then look up and to your left and there is the final resting place of Shirley Chisholm.

Grave Location GPS

42.92858438, -78.85804708

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