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Glenn Cunningham

Born: Sep 16, 1943

Death: May 25, 2004

Birthplace: Jersey City

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Glenn Cunningham

Date of Birth : Sep 16, 1943
Date of Death : May 25, 2004
Birth Place : Jersey City

Glenn Dale Cunningham was an American Democratic Party politician, who was the first African American Mayor of Jersey City, New Jersey, the state's second-largest city. Cunningham also served in the New Jersey Senate. After Cunningham's death, L. Harvey Smith became the acting mayor of Jersey City. In a November 2004 special election, Judge Jerramiah T. Healy was elected to complete the remainder of Cunningham's term. Joseph Doria was selected to fill Cunningham's Senate vacancy on an interim basis, and won a special election to fill the balance of the term.


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