January 4th Events

January 4th

01-04-2016 Jackie Biskupski is sworn in as Salt Lake City’s new mayor. She is the first openly gay person to hold the office. Biskupski jackie-biskupski-2was first elected to the Utah state House of Representatives in 1998, becoming the first openly gay member of the state legislature. She was re-elected to six subsequent terms. Her fiancee, Betty Iverson, joined her at her swearing-in ceremony. On August 14, 2016, the couple married.

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