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The ancestry of Mayor Harold Washington (1922-1987)

Curtis G. Brasfield

The ancestry of Mayor Harold Washington (1922-1987)

by Curtis G. Brasfield

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Published by Heritage Books in Bowie, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Washington family,
  • Washington, Harold, 1922-1987 -- Family,
  • African Americans -- Genealogy

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-110) and index.

    StatementCurtis G. Brasfield.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS71.W318 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 113 p. :
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1516704M
    ISBN 101556137508
    LC Control Number93201904

    The Ancestry of Mayor Harold Washington () - Curtis G. Brasfield. As Chicago’s first African-American mayor, Harold Lee Washington led the city to “a new age when the government truly served all of its citizens, not just a select few.” This is the first book to look at the major formative influence of his life.   Original and authoritative, Mayor Harold Washington redefines a pivotal era in Chicago's modern history. Roger Biles is Professor Emeritus of History at Illinois State University. His books include Richard J. Daley: Politics, Race, and the Governing of Chicago and The Fate of Cities: Urban America and the Federal Government,

    A mostly admiring—though contentious, flatly written, and somewhat overlong—political biography of Harold Washington, mayor of Chicago from Rivlin has covered Chicago politics for the Chicago Reader and The Nation. The first half of Rivlin's account is devoted to the final years of Richard Daley's political machine and the struggle for power that followed between Daley's protÇgÇ. The politician Harold Washington was born on the South Side of Chicago to Bertha and Roy Lee Washington Sr. His parents separated, and Washington's father, a stockyard worker, raised the children; he also earned a law degree at night and became a Democratic party precinct captain in the Third Ward.. Harold Washington attended DuSable High School but dropped out after his junior year.

    The Chicago mayoral election of was first the primary on Febru which was followed by the general on Ap The election saw the election of Chicago, Illinois' first African-American mayor, Harold ent Mayor Jane Byrne, who had served since April had lost renomination in the Democratic primary in a three-way race between herself, then–Congressman Turnout: % pp.   The family of the late Mayor Harold Washington declined to release his autopsy report Wednesday, but called for an end to ``unfounded speculations and .


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Brasfield; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: African Americans, Genealogy, Family; People: Harold Washington (), Washington family.

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