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Former Wichita mayor and gubernatorial candidate Brewer dies

 


WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Carl Brewer, Wichita's first elected African American mayor and a former Democratic gubernatorial candidate, died Friday after a long illness. He was 63.

Brewer's family confirmed his death in a statement in which they requested privacy. Memorial service details were pending.

Brewer served on the City Council or as mayor from 2001 to 2015, the maximum terms that Wichita law allows its city officials. He ran unsuccessfully for Kansas governor in 2018, The Wichita Eagle reported.

He got has start in politics after working in the aircraft industry for more than 30 years...



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