Atlantic City in Atlantic County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mayor Lorenzo T. Langford
An Atlantic City native, 'Rennie' graduated from Atlantic City High School and earned degrees in business administration from Atlantic Community College and North Carolina Central University, respectively. Upon returning to Atlantic City he pursued a career in the casino industry and quickly rose to the position of Pit Boss, training and influencing hundreds who followed this career path. A tireless youth advocate, community activist, entrepreneur and entertainer, he was founder and President of Oasis, Inc. As a politician, he was a three-term City Councilman, and thrice elected as mayor, becoming Atlantic City's second African-American to serve in this position. His affiliations include Executive Board member of the Police Athletic League, Prince Hall Lodge #27 Free & Accepted Masons, Chairman of the Atlantic City Democratic Committee, Atlantic City Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc.
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Location. 39° 21.626′ N, 74° 25.913′ W. Marker is in Atlantic City, New Jersey, in Atlantic County. Marker is at the intersection of Atlantic Avenue and Dr. Martin Luther King Boulevard, on the right when traveling north Touch for map. Marker is located at the southeast corner of the intersection. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1704 Atlantic Avenue, Atlantic City NJ 08401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James L. Usry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierre Hollingsworth (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sara Spencer Washington (about 600 feet away); John Herbert Brooks (about 800 feet away); Clifford J. Newsome (approx. 0.2 miles away); George William Nelson Sr. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jeremiah Leeds (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Jersey Korean War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Atlantic City.
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1. Lorenzo Langford.
Lorenzo Tyrone Langford (born 1955) is an American Democratic Party politician from Atlantic City, New Jersey. He is a former Mayor of Atlantic City, New Jersey and was the resort city's second African American mayor. In the city's 2013 mayoral election, Langford was defeated by his Republican opponent Don Guardian.He left office on January 1, 2014. (Submitted on March 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
2. Honorable Lorenzo T. Langford, Mayor, City of Atlantic City.
In 1992, Langford ran for the office of City Council, defeated the incumbent Council President, (Submitted on March 3, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • African Americans • Industry & Commerce • Politics •
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