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Celebrezze, Anthony Joseph Sr. (Anthony)

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Born: 1910 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

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1910 - Celebrezze was born in Anzi, Italy, on the 4th of  September.

         - He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

1936 - He attended Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio, where he received a J.D. and Celebrezze passed the bar and began working for the Ohio Unemployment Commission.

1950 - Celebrezze ran for a seat on the Ohio State Senate and won.

1951 - He served as an Ohio state senator.

1953 - Celebrezze was mayor of Cleveland, Ohio.

1958 - He sought the Democratic nomination for Governor of Ohio, but lost to Michael DiSalle.

1960 - He launched the Erieview urban renewal plan, designed by architect I. M. Pei. The most prominent result of the plan was the Erieview Tower.

1962-1965 - Celebrezze served in the cabinets of presidents John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson, as the U.S. Secretary for Health, Education, and Welfare.

1965 - President Johnson appointed Celebrezze to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

1998 - He died on the 29th of October was buried at Holy Cross Cemetery, Brook Park, Ohio.

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