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Vincent C. Gray

American politician and mayor of Washington, D.C.

Vincent Condol Gray (born November 8, 1942)[1][2][3] is an American politician. He served as the seventh Mayor of Washington, D.C. from 2011 to 2015.[4] Gray served as Chairman of the Council of the District of Columbia, and as Councilmember for Ward 7. In the 1990s he also served as director of the DC Department of Human Services.

Vincent Gray
Vincent Gray, October 2014.jpg
Member of the Council of the District of Columbia
from Ward 7
Assumed office
January 2, 2017
Preceded byYvette Alexander
In office
January 2, 2005 – January 2, 2007
Preceded byKevin Chavous
Succeeded byYvette Alexander
7th Mayor of the District of Columbia
In office
January 2, 2011 – January 2, 2015
Preceded byAdrian Fenty
Succeeded byMuriel Bowser
7th Chair of the Council of the District of Columbia
In office
January 3, 2007 – January 2, 2011
Preceded byLinda Cropp
Succeeded byKwame Brown
Personal details
Born
Vincent Condol Gray

(1942-11-08) November 8, 1942 (age 77)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Loretta (Deceased 1998)
Children2
EducationGeorge Washington University (BS)

On April 1, 2014, he was defeated in the Democratic primary by future Mayor Muriel Bowser.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Voters Guide 2006 Supplement" (PDF). The Washington Informer. 2006-09-24.
  2. Martin Austermuhle (2010-09-22). "Vince Gray, Then". DCist. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
  3. "Gray, Vincent Condol – GW Encyclopedia". Encyclopedia.gwu.edu. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
  4. Nikita Stewart (2010-11-02). "For Gray, a methodical path to the mayor's office". Washington Post.

Other websitesEdit

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