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Clarence "Du" Burns

Clarence DuAKA Clarence Henry Sebastian Burns

Born: 13-Sep-1918
Birthplace: Baltimore, MD
Died: 12-Jan-2002
Location of death: Baltimore, MD [1]
Cause of death: Kidney failure
Remains: Buried, New Cathedral Cemetery, Baltimore, MD

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First black mayor of Baltimore

Military service: US Army Air Corps (1943-46, WWII, Staff Sgt.)

[1] Johns Hopkins Bayview Geriatric Center, Baltimore, MD.

Father: Clarence Burns
Mother: Selena
Sister: Mary Futrell
Sister: Selena Hines
Wife: Edith Phillips Burns (m. 5-Nov-1939, one daughter)
Daughter: Cheryl Turner

    University: Frederick Douglass High School, Baltimore, MD
    University: Larry London Music School (two and a half years)

    Mayor of Baltimore (1987-88)
    Baltimore City Council 2nd (1971-87)

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