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Former Chicago mayor Sawyer dead at 73

CHICAGO, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Former Chicago Mayor Eugene Sawyer has died after suffering a series of strokes, his brother said Sunday.

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Prominent Ill. legislator 'Lou' Jones dead

CHICAGO, May 9 (UPI) -- Illinois State Rep. Lovanna "Lou" Jones, an outspoken African-American who served as assistant majority leader of the state House for six terms, has died. Jones, a Democrat, was elected to represent Illinois' 26th legislative district on Chicago's South S
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Harold Lee Washington (April 15, 1922 – November 25, 1987) was an American lawyer and politician who became the first African American Mayor of Chicago, serving from 1983 until his death in 1987.

Harold Washington was born on April 15, 1922, to Roy and Bertha Washington. His father had been one of the first precinct captains in the city, a lawyer and a Methodist minister. His mother, Bertha, left a small farm near Centralia, Illinois, to make a fortune in Chicago as a singer. She married Roy soon after arriving in Chicago and had three legitimate children, one named Kevin others unknown.

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