Stokes, Carl

Stokes, Carl (Burton)

(1927–  ) mayor, judge; born in Cleveland, Ohio. He served as assistant city prosecutor (1958–62), state representative (1963–68), and as mayor of Cleveland (1968–72), the first African-American mayor of a major U.S. city. He worked as a television anchor (1972–80) and he became a judge in the Cleveland Municipal Court (1983).
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The successful students were: Chris Akrigg (senior black belt), Tom Hood and Carl Dodgson (junior black belts), John Johnson (gold tab 8), John Baccino, Daryl Bayliss (gold tab 3), Kieran Ierston, Alex Brooks, James Harper, Karl Horrocks, Dominic Preston, Carl Bolton, Abby Marlow, Simon Patterson (gold tab 2), Matthew Bulman, Dale Davies, Luke Baccino, Bobby Stokes, Carl Bolton, Alex Jelfs, Callum McGowan, Kamran Jundi and Sion Howel (gold tab 1).