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Encyclopedia > Marc Morial
Marc Morial
Marc Morial

In office
May 2, 1994 – May 6, 2002
Preceded by Sidney Barthelemy
Succeeded by Ray Nagin

Born January 3, 1958
New Orleans, Louisiana
Political party Democratic
Spouse Michelle Miller

Marc Haydel Morial (born January 3, 1958) is an American political and civic leader and former mayor of New Orleans. Morial served as mayor from 1994 to 2002. Image File history File links Picture of Marc H. Morial from http://www. ... The post of Mayor of the city of New Orleans, Louisiana has been held by the following individuals: Etienne de Boré 1803-04 James Pitot 1804-05 John Watkins 1805-07 James Mather 1807-12 Charles Trudeau 1812 Nicholas Girod 1812 LeBreton Dorgenois 1812 Nicholas Girod 1812-15 Augustin Macarty... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... May 2 is the 122nd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (123rd in leap years). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... May 6 is the 126th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (127th in leap years). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... Mayor Sidney Barthelemy Sidney John Barthelemy was the mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana from 1986 to 1994. ... Clarence Ray Nagin, Jr. ... January 3 is the 3rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... A mayor (from the Latin māior, meaning larger, greater) is the modern title of the highest ranking municipal officer. ... Nickname: The Crescent City, The Big Easy, The City That Care Forgot, NOLA (acronym for New Orleans, LA) Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area    - City 907 km²  (350. ...


Early life and career

Marc Morial grew up in New Orleans, the son of New Orleans' first African-American mayor, the late Ernest N. "Dutch" Morial, and teacher Sybil (Haydel) Morial. He is the second of five children. Morial graduated from Jesuit High School in 1976, then received a bachelor's degree in economics at the University of Pennsylvania in 1980. Morial then earned a J.D. degree in 1983 from Georgetown University. He opened a private law practice and served as a board member for the Louisiana American Civil Liberties Union from 1986 to 1988. After an unsuccessful run for Congress in 1990, Morial spent two years in the Louisiana state senate from 1992 to 1994, then followed in his father's footsteps by twice being elected mayor of New Orleans in the elections of 1994 and 1998. One of his opponents in the 1994 mayoral election was Mitch Landrieu, who was also the son of a former mayor. Ernest Nathan Morial (known as Dutch) (1929 - 1989) was a U.S. political figure. ... This article is about the private university in Philadelphia. ... Georgetown University, incorporated as the The President and Directors of the College of Georgetown, is a private university in the United States, located in Georgetown, a historic neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Founded on January 23, 1789 by Archbishop John Carroll, it is both the oldest Roman Catholic and oldest... The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a major American non-profit organization with headquarters in New York City, whose stated mission is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States.[1] It... Official language(s) de jure: none de facto: English & French Capital Baton Rouge Largest city New Orleans [1] Area  Ranked 31st  - Total 51,885 sq mi (134,382 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 379 miles (610 km)  - % water 16  - Latitude 29°N to 33°N  - Longitude 89°W... The New Orleans mayoral election of 1998 was held on February 7, 1998, and resulted in the reelection of incumbent Marc Morial to a second term as Mayor of New Orleans. ... The New Orleans mayoral election of 1994 resulted in the election of Marc Morial as Mayor of New Orleans. ... This article or section needs additional references or sources. ...

He has a daughter, Kemah Dennis-Morial (born 1982), a student at Tufts University. He is married to CBS News correspondent Michelle Miller, and they have a son, Mason Miller Morial (born April 2002). CBS News is the news division of American television and radio network CBS. Its current president is Sean McManus who is also head of CBS Sports. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...

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After city hall

After leaving the office of mayor, Morial was named President and CEO of the National Urban League, a major African-American advocacy group. His tenure in these two positions began on May 15, 2003. Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

In 2005, Morial, his relatives and former associates became the focus of federal investigations into corruption during his administration. Morial's uncle Glenn Haydel was accused of defrauding the Regional Transit Authority of a half-million dollars in a fraudulent bond refinancing scheme. Glenn Haydel's wife, Lillian Smith Haydel pleaded guilty to a scheme involving the New Orleans Public School system. Three other members of Morial's circle were accused of fraud, including a former city official accused of skimming hundreds of thousands of dollars in an energy-savings contract.

Morial is a member of Alpha Phi Alpha, the first intercollegiate Greek-letter fraternity established for African Americans. Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first intercollegiate fraternity established by African Americans. ... Because of technical limitations, some web browsers may not display some special characters in this article. ... The terms fraternity and sorority (from the Latin words and , meaning brother and sister respectively) may be used to describe many social and charitable organizations, for example the Lions Club, Epsilon Sigma Alpha, Rotary International, Ordo Templi Orientis or the Shriners. ...

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Preceded by
Bernard J. "Ben" Bagert, Jr. (D)
Louisiana State Senator from District 4 (Orleans Parish)

Marc H. Morial (D)
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Succeeded by
Paulette Irons (D)
Preceded by
Sidney Barthelemy (D)
Mayor of New Orleans
Succeeded by
C. Ray Nagin (D)
Preceded by
Hugh Price
President of the National Urban League
Succeeded by



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