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Legislation #: 011134 Introduction Date: 8/2/2001
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 8/2/2001
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER WILLIAMS-NEAL
Title: In memory of Reverend William H. Clark who passed away July 26, 2001.

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8/2/2001

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8/2/2001

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RESOLUTION NO. 011134

 

In memory of Reverend William H. Clark who passed away July 26, 2001.

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council are saddened by the death on July 26, 2001, of Reverend William H. Clark; and

 

WHEREAS, Reverend Clark came to Kansas City in 1977 to head the Urban League of Greater Kansas City which he did for 24 years and still held the title of chief executive officer at the time of his death; and

WHEREAS, Reverend Clark was a minister in the African Methodist Episcopal Church and had served as a chaplain for the Kansas City Police Department; and

 

WHEREAS, Reverend Clark served on many boards and commissions including the City Chamber of Commerce, Trinity Lutheran Hospital Health Midwest, Midwest Research Institute and Kansas City Power and Light; and

 

WHEREAS, Reverend Clark will be remembered as a savvy bridge-builder with a ready smile who worked behind the scene to forge relationships among racial and ethnic groups and with the business community; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby express their profound sorrow on the death of Reverend William H. Clark; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to the family in token of the genuine esteem and respect in which Reverend William H. Clark was held, and in token of the deep and sincere sympathy hereby extended to the bereaved family.

 

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