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Louis Stokes
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Sex:M
Age:86
Birth Date:February 23, 1925
Astrology Sign:Pisces
Chinese Sign:Ox - Yin
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Occupation:US Politician

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LOUIS STOKES
Louis Stokes

Biography:Louis Stokes (born February 23, 1925) is a Democratic politician from Ohio. He served in the United States House of Representatives.

Born in Cleveland, Stokes served in the U.S. Army from 1943-1946. After attending Western Reserve University and Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, Stokes began practicing law in Cleveland in 1953. He was elected to the House in 1968, representing the 21st District on Cleveland's East Side. He shifted to the newly created 11th District, covering much of the same area following a 1992 redistricting. Stokes served 15 terms in total, retiring in 1999.

Stokes's tenure in the House of Representatives consisted of service on the House Appropriations Committee where he was influential in bringing revenue to Cleveland. He was particularly interested in veterans issues and secured funds for health care facilities for veterans in Cleveland. In the 1970s, Stokes served as Chairman of the House Select Committee on Assassinations, charged with investigating the murders of President John F. Kennedy and civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr..

Stokes's brother, Carl B. Stokes, was the first African American mayor of a large American city. His daughter, Angela Stokes, serves as a Cleveland Municipal Court judge. He practices law in Cleveland, Ohio and Washington, D.C. The GCRTA renamed their Windermere station Louis Stokes Station at Windermere in his honor.


Chinese Horoscope for Louis Stokes
Includes characteristics and Vices
Louis Stokes's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 24, 1925 - February 12, 1926
Birthday: February 23, 1925

The Ox is a Yin,
and is the Second sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Characteristics:    
Integrity
Strength of Purpose
Stability
Innovation
Diligence
Eloquence
Vices:
Stubbornness
Bigotry
Plodding
Standoffishness
Bias
Vindictiveness


Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Louis Stokes's Personality Tarot Card The Lovers - Personality Card

Birthday: February 23, 1925

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.


This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Louis Stokes's Growth Tarot Card Justice

Birthday: February 23, 2011

Balance, wisdom and a need for rational, logical solutions.

 

 

 

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