Daily Archives: August 21, 2019

President Pro Tempore Series Senator Clarence Blount

Recognized by his colleagues for his measured and principled demeanor, Senator Clarence W. Blount was elected by his peers to serve as Senate Majority Leader in 1983 (a position where he would serve until his passing in 2003). Upon this achievement, he became the first African-American to hold this prestigious position. Few individuals who’ve walked […]

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