Louis Stokes

Louis Stokes was an American attorney and politician. He served 15 terms in the United States House of Representatives – representing the east side of Cleveland – and was the first black congressman elected in the state of Ohio. Wikipedia*

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Louis Stokes has 234 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1983 House Proceeding as a Democratic Representative for Ohio's 21st district. The year with the most videos was 1995 with 30 videos. Most appearances with Bob Livingston (6), Vic Fazio (4), David Ross Obey (4). Most common tags: African Americans, Ethics, Legislative Branch.

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U.S. Representative, D-OH 11th View Map January 5, 1993 - January 3, 1999 Videos: 130 U.S. Representative, D-OH 21st January 3, 1969 - January 4, 1993 Videos: 102

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