Robert C. Henry

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Birthday
16, 1921
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Sep 8, 1981 (60)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
16, 1921
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Sep 8, 1981 (60)

About

Politician and Democrat who was mayor of Springfield, Ohio from 1966 to 1968. He was notably the first African American mayor of an American city.

Before Fame

He attended Wittenberg University in Springfield.

Trivia

He owned and operated a funeral home while he was in politics.

Family Life

He had three children with Betty Jane Scott.

Associated With

After finishing his term as mayor he was selected as a member of a fact-finding commission to Vietnam by Lyndon B. Johnson.

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