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Louis Stokes named ambassador at Kent State

Beacon Journal staff report

Kent State President Lester Lefton has named former U.S. Rep. Louis Stokes as the 2013-2014 President’s Ambassador, the fourth to be selected.

The position is a one-year, part-time appointment paying $10,000 that begins in the fall. It aims to bring distinguished local minority leaders to KSU to promote diverse constituencies.

Stokes, the first African-American member of Congress from Ohio, represented Cleveland for 15 consecutive terms in the U.S. House.

A Democrat, he served in the U.S. Army and graduated from Western Reserve University and Cleveland-Marshall Law School. He practiced law for 14 years before serving in Congress.

He has received 27 honorary doctorate degrees and the Congressional Distinguished Service Award.




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