Carl Stokes’ Death – What Happened?

Carl Stokes

The politician Carl Stokes passed away at age 68, respectable.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former mayor of Cleveland, Ohio who became the first African American mayor of a major U.S. city in 1967. He also served as the
United States Ambassador to Seychelles from 1994 to 1995.

He was raised in the Outhwaite Homes, Cleveland’s first federally funded housing project for the poor.

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

How did Carl Stokes die?

Information about the death of Carl Stokes
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death68 years
BirthdayJune 21, 1927
Death dateApril 3, 1996
Place of deathCleveland, Ohio, United States
Place of burialN/A


"What has been happening the last four years in City Hall is that they have been closing recreation centers, closing libraries. We have not looked after our children in City Hall."

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"My style will be management by being on the street, management by walking around. Third persons won't have to tell me what's going on in our city. I'll hear it, I'll see it, I'll touch it myself."

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