|51st Mayor of Dallas|
|Preceded by||Wes Wise|
|Succeeded by||Robert Folsom|
|Born||November 19, 1923|
Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Adlene Harrison (born November 19, 1923) is an American politician. She was born in Dallas, Texas. Harrison was acting Mayor of Dallas in 1976. She was the city's first Jewish mayor, and its first female mayor. 
Career[change | change source]
Harrison, a Democratic city councilwoman since 1973, replaced Wes Wise as mayor when he resigned to run for the United States Congress. She served until the election of a new mayor, Robert Folsom, at the end of the year.
References[change | change source]
- "Adlene Harrison". Texas Legacy. Retrieved 2020-06-06.
- "Dallas' first female mayor is as ornery as ever — even at age 95". Dallas News. 2018-11-21. Retrieved 2020-06-06.