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Carl B. Stokes

Carl B. StokesAKA Carl Burton Stokes

Born: 21-Jun-1927
Birthplace: Cleveland, OH
Died: 3-Apr-1996
Location of death: Cleveland, OH
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat
Remains: Buried, Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, OH

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mayor of Cleveland, 1968-71

Military service: US Army (1944-46)

Father: Charles Stokes
Mother: Louise Stone
Brother: Louis B. Stokes (US congressman, b. 23-Feb-1925)
Wife: Shirley Edwards (m. 1958, div. 1973, two sons, one daughter)
Son: Carl, Jr.
Daughter: Cordi
Son: Cordell
Wife: Raija Kostadinov (m. 1981, div. 1993, remarried m. 1996, one daughter)
Daughter: Cynthia
Son: Alexander Kostadinov (stepson)

    High School: (dropped out 1944, diploma after WWII in 1947)
    University: BA, University of Minnesota (1954)
    Law School: Cleveland-Marshall College of Law (1956)

    US Ambassador to Seychelles (7-Sep-1994 to 12-May-1995)
    Mayor of Cleveland (1968-71)
    Ohio State House of Representatives (1962-65)

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