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Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-2018

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Personal name headingDellums, Ronald V., 1935-2018
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Variant(s)Dellums, Ron, 1935-2018
Associated countryUnited States
Associated placeCalifornia
Birth date1935-11-24
Death date2018-07-30
Place of birthOakland (Calif.)
Place of deathWashington (D.C.)
AffiliationUnited States. Congress. House
Democratic Party (U.S.)
University of California, Berkeley
Profession or occupationMayors
Civil rights workers Legislators Lobbyists Authors
Found inHis Defense sense, the search for a rational military policy, 1983: CIP t.p. (Rep. Ronald V. Dellums)
LC data base, 6-20-83 (hdg: Dellums, Ronald V., 1935- )
Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014: (Dellums, Ronald V., Ronald Vernie Dellums; U.S. Representative, autobiographer / memoirist; born 1935 in Oakland, California, United States; spent two years in the U.S. Marines; associate degree, Oakland City College (1958), Bachelor of Arts, San Francisco State College (1960); master's in social work, University of California at Berkeley; worked tirelessly as a psychiatric social worker in San Francisco and the Bay Area; his work at the Youth Opportunity Center at Bay View-Hunters Point placed him alongside youth activists involved in the civil rights and Black Power movements; elected to Berkeley's city council (1967); his congressional campaign in 1970 for California's Eighth District (later the Ninth) positioned him in direct opposition to President Richard Nixon's support of the Vietnam War and regressive domestic policies; chaired the Congressional Black Caucus (1989 to 1991); sworn as a mayor of Oakland, California in January 2007)
New York times WWW site, viewed July 31, 2018 (in obituary published July 30: Ron Dellums; b. Ronald Vernie Dellums, Nov. 24, 1935, Oakland; d. early Monday [July 30, 2018], Washington, aged 82; son of a longshoreman who became one of America's best-known black congressmen, a California Democrat with a left-wing agenda that put civil rights and programs for people ahead of weapons systems and warfare; became a lobbyist after retiring from Congress; mayor of Oakland, 2007-2011; returned to Washington and resumed lobbying there after his mayoralty)
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