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Louis B. Stokes

Louis B. StokesBorn: 23-Feb-1925
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 18-Aug-2015
Location of death: Cleveland, OH
Cause of death: Cancer - Brain

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Ohio, 1969-99

Military service: US Army (1943-46)

Father: Charles Stokes
Mother: Louise Stone
Brother: Carl B. Stokes (Mayor of Cleveland, b. 1927, d. 1996)
Wife: Jay
Daughter: Shelley
Daughter: Angela Stokes (municipal court judge)
Son: Louis, Jr.
Daughter: Lori
Son: Chuck Stokes (journalist)

    High School: Central High School, Cleveland, OH
    University: Western Reserve University
    Law School: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (1953)

    US Congressman, Ohio 11th (1993-99)
    US Congressman, Ohio 21st (1969-93)
    Squire, Sanders & Dempsey Senior Counsel
    Caring Institute Board of Trustees (Honorary)
    Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity
    Ohio State Bar Association 1953
    Research!America Board of Directors
    Trust for America's Health Advisory Council
    International Spy Museum
    Driving While Intoxicated (arrested 1983, convicted of lesser charge)
    House Banking Scandal 551 overdrawn checks

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