Young, Coleman

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Name
Young, Coleman Gender: M
Coleman Alexander Young
born on 24 May 1918 at 23:30 (= 11:30 PM )
Place Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 33n13, 87w34
Timezone CWT h5w (is war time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 03°09' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 24°28 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 25°18'



Coleman Young
photo: * ColemanYoung1981.jpg: Original uploader was Carptrash at en.wikipedia * deriva, license gfdl

Biography

American politician, who served as mayor of Detroit, Michigan from 1974 to 1994. Young became the first African-American mayor of Detroit in the same week that Maynard Jackson became the first African-American mayor of Atlanta. In 1981, he was awarded the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP. Young was twice married & divorced. He has one son, Coleman A. Young II, currently a State Senator in Michigan's 1st State Senate district and previously a State Representative in Michigan's 4th State Representative district, the same district where Young lived as Mayor and served as State Senator. Coleman Young I died from emphysema on November 29, 1997.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Events

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Basics of Genealogy Reference: A Librarian's Guide" by Jack Simpson (Greenwood Publishing Group, 2008), p. 34: "His birth was recorded in a ledger at the Tuscaloosa Probate Court, which is available as a microfilm from the Family History Library (FHL). The ledger records the birth of a boy named Coleman Alex Young on May 24, 1918 at 11:30 P.M."


Categories

  • Vocation : Politics : Public office (Mayor of Detroit, 1974-1994)