Harvey B. Gantt (1943-)

January 2007
North Carolina African American History & Culture;2007, p27
The article presents a biography of Harvey B. Gantt, the first African American Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. He received his Bachelor's degree in architecture in 1965 and earned his Master's degree in city planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in 1970. During Gantt's time as mayor, the city of Charlotte experienced a period of financial growth.


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