Lila Cockrell Former San Antonio Mayors Reflect On Lila Cockrell's Long And Lasting Legacy By Kim Johnson & Dallas Williams • Aug 29, 2019 COURTESY TRINITY UNIVERSITY PRESS Lila Cockrell, the trailblazing former San Antonio mayor and first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died Thursday, August 29, at age 97. Friends And Family Say Goodbye To Lila Cockrell, San Antonio's First Woman Mayor By Brian Kirkpatrick, Joey Palacios & Fernando Ortiz Jr. • Aug 29, 2019 Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio Friends, family, colleagues and admirers celebrated the life and accomplishments of Lila Cockrell, the first woman to lead San Antonio and one of the first women to lead a major U.S. city. She died on Aug. 29 at age 97. Lila Cockrell, First Female Mayor of San Antonio, Reflects On A Life Of Public Service By Jan Ross Piedad • Jan 9, 2019 Courtesy Trinity University Press Listen Listening... / 46:58 Lila Cockrell, former San Antonio mayor and the first woman mayor of a major U.S. city, died August 29, 2019. She was 97 years old.