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Stu Rasmussen Former Mayor of Silverton, Oregon

Stu Rasmussen Former Mayor of Silverton, Oregon

Stu Rasmussen Former Mayor of Silverton, Oregon
August 16
08:31 2015

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stu rasmussen 2Stu Rasmussen (born 1948) is an American politician. He became the nation’s first openly transgender mayor when he was elected as the mayor of Silverton, Oregon in November 2008.

He had previously been elected twice in the 1990s as mayor of this Willamette Valley community, before coming out as transgender. He was also three times a member of the city council. He is biologically male, but has breast implants and dresses as a woman.

Rasmussen, a self-described fiscal conservative and social liberal, served as city councilor until January 2009.

Rasmussen has co-owned Silverton’s 1936 Palace Theater, which shows first-run movies, since 1974.

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