AuthorStokes, Louis, 1925-2015.
TitleThe gentleman from Ohio / Louis Stokes with David Chanoff ; foreword by Congressman John Lewis.
PublishedColumbus : Trillium, an imprint of The Ohio State University Press, [2016]
Descriptionxxi, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General NoteIncludes index.
Formatted NoteContents: Poppin' the rag -- Becoming a lawyer -- Criminal defense -- Stop and frisk -- NAACP attorney -- Two brothers: mayor and congressman -- Black political power -- First years in Congress -- Assassination committee -- Martin Luther King Jr -- Moving up the ladder -- Cardinal -- Epilogue -- Postscript.
SubjectsAfrican American civil rights workers -- Biography.
African American lawyers -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Biography.
African American legislators -- United States -- Biography.
Cleveland (Ohio) -- Politics and government.
Stokes, Louis, 1925-2015.
United States. Congress. House -- Biography.
Other AuthorsChanoff, David.
Lewis, John, 1940 February 21-
LC Card Number2016-17093
Call Number/Copies 
 WRHS Research Library: E 840.8 S835 A3 2016
CA-1905065 c.1: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
CA-1905066 c.2: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
CA-1905067 c.3: LC class, closed stacks [status: NON-CIRCULATING]
[Record 65204]