Angie Brooks (Politician) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Angie Elizabeth Brooks was a Liberian diplomat and jurist. She is notable for being the only African female President of the United Nations General Assembly. She was also the second woman from any nation to head the U.N.

Born: August 24, 1928, Virginia, Liberia
Died: September 9, 2007, Houston, Texas, United States
Profession: Diplomat, attorney

About Angie Brooks

Liberian diplomat and jurist who became the first African female President of the United Nations General Assembly in 1970.

Before Fame

She became Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations in 1954.


She became the first woman to serve on the Supreme Court of Liberia in 1977.

Family Life

She married Richard A. Henries and they had two sons together.


She and Sharon Pratt Kelly were both members of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority.

Information related to Angie Brooks

  • First women lawyers around the world – TBD means that the first woman lawyer is unknown at this time and you can help by expanding this list. Please be sure to cite your sources.
  • University of Liberia faculty
  • Permanent Representatives of Liberia to the United Nations
  • Supreme Court of Liberia justices
  • Shaw University alumni
  • Presidents of the United Nations General Assembly
  • University of Wisconsin Law School alumni

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Latest information about Angie Brooks updated on September 08, 2020.

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