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Carl Stokes

Carl Stokes

Carl Burton Stokes was an American politician of the Democratic party who served as the 51st mayor of Cleveland, Ohio. Elected on November 7, 1967, and taking office on January 1, 1968, he was the first black mayor of a major U.S. city. Fellow Ohioan Robert C. Henry was the first black mayor of any U.S. city. ... more on Wikipedia

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