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Dennis Archer

Personal data
Date of birthJanuary 1, 1942 , January 1, 1942
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
Political partyDemocratic
67th Mayor of Detroit
In officeJanuary 1994 - December 2001
Succeeded byKwame Kilpatrick
Preceded byColeman A. Young

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Dennis Wayne Archer (born January 1, 1942) is an American lawyer and politician from Michigan. A Democrat, Archer served on the Michigan Supreme Court and as mayor of Detroit. He later served as president of the American Bar Association, becoming the first African-American president of the organization which, until 1943, had barred African-American laywers from membership.


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