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Posted: December 12, 2017

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65

Mayor Of San Francisco Ed Lee Dead At 65


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee dead at 65
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, center, shares a laugh with fellow mayors Mayor Ed Lee, of San Francisco, left, and Mayor Anne Hidalgo, of Paris, during a summit on climate change involving more than 50 mayors from around the globe Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, in Chicago. Lee died Tuesday at age 65. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk


San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, the city's first Asian-American mayor, died suddenly Tuesday morning after a heart attack, officials said in a statement. He was 65.

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