Clarence Burns

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: mayor of Baltimore, Maryland in 1986 and 1987 who became Baltimore's first black mayor when he was appointed after then-Mayor William Schaefer was elected governor of Maryland, but who lost in the primary in 1987 to Kurt Schmoke (Baltimore's 2nd black mayor).

 

 

Cause of Death: Kidney failure

 

Born: September 13, 1918

 

Died: January 12, 2003

 

Location: Baltimore, Maryland