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Carl Burton Stokes (June 21, 1927 – April 3, 1996) was an American politician and diplomat 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 one of the first black elected mayors of a major U.S. city.

Carl Stokes
United States Ambassador to Seychelles
In office
September 7, 1994 – May 12, 1995
PresidentBill Clinton
Preceded byF. Stephen Malott
Succeeded byBrent E. Blaschke
51st Mayor of Cleveland
In office
November 13, 1967 – November 8, 1971
Preceded byRalph S. Locher
Succeeded byRalph Perk
Personal details
Born
Carl Burton Stokes

(1927-06-21)June 21, 1927
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
DiedApril 3, 1996(1996-04-03) (aged 68)
Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Cause of deathCancer
Resting placeLake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)
  • Shirley Edwards
    (m. 1958; div. 1973)
  • Raija Kostadinov
    (m. 1981; div. 1993)

    (m. 1996)
Children5
Parent(s)Charles Stokes
Louise Stone
RelativesLouis Stokes (Brother)
Alma materUniversity of Minnesota
Cleveland–Marshall College of Law
OccupationPolitician
Attorney
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/service United States Army
Years of service1945–1946
RankPrivate
Battles/warsWorld War II
Awards World War II Victory Medal
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Carl Stokes

Carl Stokes's About

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In 1967, he became the first African American mayor of a large American city in Cleveland, Ohio. From 1994 to 1995, he was the United States Ambassador to the Seychelles.

Carl Stokes Family life

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He had four children.

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Carl Stokes Before Fame

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He grew up in Cleveland's first federally subsidized housing project for the disadvantaged, the Outhwaite Homes.

Carl Stokes Trivia

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He became the first black anchorman in New York City when he took a job with television station WNBC-TV in 1972.

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Bill Clinton appointed him U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Seychelles in 1994.

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Facts About Carl Stokes

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● Carl Stokes was born on June 21, 1927 (age 69) in Cleveland, Ohio, United States
● He is a celebrity politician



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