TITLE

Harvey B. Gantt (1943-)

PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
North Carolina African American History & Culture;2007, p27
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26075993

 

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