Kenneth A Gibson was an American Democratic Party politician. His full name was Kenneth Allen Gibson; he was born on May 15, 1932 in Enterprise, Alabama, U.S. Kenneth A Gibson served as the 36th Mayor of Newark, New Jersey from 1970 to 1986.
Kenneth A Gibson attended Central High School and studied civil engineering at Newark College of Engineering. Due to poor financial condition he had to drop out from school and work in a factory and also served in Military. He also works for New Jersey Department of Highways and completed his engineering degree in 1963.
Kenneth A Gibson was known for first African American selected mayor of any major city in the Northeastern United States.
Kenneth A Gibson was elected in a runoff election in 1970, defeats Hugh Addonizio in elections. In 1976 he became the first African-American president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Kenneth A Gibson Wiki Bio
|Name||Kenneth A Gibson|
|Known for||First African American Mayor|
|DOB||May 15, 1932|
|DOD||March 29, 2019|
|Birth Place||Enterprise, Alabama, U.S|
|Political Party||Democratic Party|
Kenneth A Gibson Educational Qualification
|College||Newark College of Engineering|
|School||Central High School|
Kenneth A Gibson Physical Stats Height & Weight
|Height (Approx)||In Centimeters: 173 CM|
In Meters: 1.73 M
In feet Inches: 5 Feet 8 Inch
|Weight (Approx)||90 KG|
Kenneth A Gibson Body Measurement
|Eyes Color||Dark Brown|
Kenneth A Gibson Family
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Kenneth A Gibson Wife
Kenneth A Gibson Awards, Achievements
|1979 U.S. Senator John Heinz Award for Greatest Public Service|
Kenneth A Gibson Death
As per the news report, Kenneth A Gibson passed away on Friday 29 March 2019, He was 89 year Old.