Don L. Crawford

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Don L. Crawford was an American politician of the Democratic party, who was the first African-American person to serve as a city commissioner of Dayton, Ohio.[1][2] He served on the commission from 1962[3] to 1967.[4]


  1. ^ "Negro Sets Pace". New York Times. November 4, 1965. Retrieved 19 June 2011. Dayton's first Negro commissioner, Don L. Crawford, won re-election but ran second to a fellow commissioner. David L. Hall 
  2. ^ "Dayton Official Speaks Up On Police Brutality". Jet. December 6, 1962. p. 10. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
  3. ^ Kline, Benjamin (March 30, 1992). "Witness to History". Dayton Daily News. p. 3B. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
  4. ^ Williamson, Daniel Raymond (1975). Feature writing for newspapers. Hastings House. ISBN 978-0-8038-2312-9. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 

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