Young, Coleman

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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


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. He died from emphysema on November 29, 1997.

Link to Wikipedia biography


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."


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