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Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Carl B. Stokes

1927-1996

 
 
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By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
1. Carl B. Stokes Marker
Inscription. First African American mayor of a major metropolitan area from 1967-1971 after serving in the Ohio House for six years. Elected municipal judge in 1983, appointed U.S. ambassador to the Republic of the Seychelles in 1994, first black anchor to broadcast television news in New York City for WNBC-TV.
 
Erected by Lake View Cemetery.
 
Location. 41° 30.858′ N, 81° 35.733′ W. Marker is in Cleveland, Ohio, in Cuyahoga County. Marker can be reached from Euclid Avenue (U.S. 20). Touch for map. Marker is in Lake View Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cleveland OH 44106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rufus Dunham (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Henry A. Sherwin (about 600 feet away); Ernest R. Ball (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of the Teachers and Children Who Lost Their Lives in the Collinwood School Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Carabelli (approx. mile away); L. Pearl Mitchell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Adella Prentiss Hughes (approx. 0.3 miles away); Raymond J. "Chappie" Chapman (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cleveland.
 
Also see . . .  Lakeview Cemetery website
Carl B. Stokes Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
2. Carl B. Stokes Marker
. (Submitted on October 13, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesNotable PersonsPolitics
 
Carl B. Stokes grave marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Busta-Peck, September 28, 2008
3. Carl B. Stokes grave marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 912 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.
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