Thursday, October 11, 2012

Former Md. Sen. Clarence Mitchell III has died

The Baltimore Sun

Clarence M. Mitchell III, once the nation's youngest black legislator, died Thursday of cancer at age 72 at Seasons Hospice at the Northwest Hospital Center.
Born in St. Paul, Minn., Mr. Mitchell served in the state House of Delegates from 1963 to 1967, when he was elected to the Maryland Senate. He served as a senator until 1986. He was elected at age 23.

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Note: Mr. Mitchell attended our AAAA Conference in 2008 and accepted the "Drum Major for Justice" Award on behalf of his uncle Rep. Parren Mitchell...

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