Douglas Dollarhide

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: the first black mayor of Compton, California whose election in 1969 signaled the demographic transformation of what was once a predominately white area who oversaw the construction of a City Hall and a community center later named the Dollarhide Neighborhood Center.

 

 

Cause of Death: Not released

 

Born: March 11, 1923

 

Died: June 28, 2008

 

Location: Compton, California