• Born date: 1924-01-26
  • Born in: Texas
  • Death date: 1998-12-14
Annette Strauss

Annette Strauss (January 26, 1924 – December 14, 1998) was a philanthropist and a former mayor of Dallas. The Annette Strauss Artist Square in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, Texas is named in honor of her. She was the second female mayor and the second Jewish mayor of Dallas (Adlene Harrison was first; Laura Miller was the third).Born in Houston, Texas, Annette Strauss graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1944.