Young, Coleman

Young, Coleman (Alexander)

(1918–  ) mayor; born in Tuscaloosa, Ala. A graduate of Detroit Eastern High School, he served in the Army Air Corps (1942–46). A Michigan state senator (1964–74), he became the longest serving mayor of Detroit (1974–94). His tenure as mayor often reflected the city's racial, economic, and political problems.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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