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Encyclopedia > Norm Rice

Norman B. Rice born May 4, 1943 in Denver, Colorado was the 49th mayor of Seattle, Washington. He served two terms, beginning on January 1, 1990. Rice was Seattle's first African-American mayor. 1943 (MCMXLIII) is a common year starting on Friday. ... This is a list of mayors of Seattle, Washington, USA. (From January 14, 1865, to January 18, 1867, Seattle was incorporated as a town and was run by a board of trustees, the president of which was Charles C. Terry. ... January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ... For the Temptations album, see 1990 (Temptations album) MCMXC redirects here; for the Enigma album, see MCMXC a. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... An African American (also Afro-American, Black American, or simply black), is a member of an ethnic group in the United States whose ancestors, usually in predominant part, were indigenous to Africa. ...


Rice first ran for mayor in 1985, but lost to the popular Charles Royer. Rice, then a city councilmember, ran again in 1989 amongst a crowded field after frontrunner city attorney Doug Jewett supported an anti-desegregation school busing initiative. Rice won handily against Jewett, 99,699 to 75,446. He held the job during the technology boom of the 1990s and was largely responsible for the rejuvenation of Seattle's downtown. This article is about the year. ... On November 8, 1977, voters elected Charles Royer (b. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Rice easily won re-election in 1993. Rice ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor and was defeated by then-King County Executive Gary Locke in 1996. His term expired in 1997. Rice was first elected to the Seattle City Council in 1978 (to fill a vacancy) and reelected in 1979, 1983 and 1987. 1993 (MCMXCIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... King County is located in the U.S. state of Washington. ... Governor Gary Locke Gary F. Locke (born January 21, 1950 in Seattle, Washington) was the governor of Washington (1997-2005), and the first Chinese American governor in the United States. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


After serving in Seattle City government for 19 years Rice served as president of the Federal Home Loan Bank of Seattle from 1998 to 2004, . The Federal Home Loan Banks are an essential source of stable, low-cost funds to financial institutions for home mortgage, small business, rural and agricultural loans. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ... 1998(MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Preceded by:
Charles Royer
Mayor of Seattle
1990 – 1997
Succeeded by:
Paul Schell

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Norm Rice - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (161 words)
Norman B. Rice (born in 1943) was the 53rd mayor of Seattle, Washington.
Rice, then a city councilmember, ran again in 1989 amongst a crowded field after frontrunner city attorney Doug Jewett supported an anti-desegregation school busing initiative.
Rice ran for the Democratic nomination for Governor and was defeated by then-King County Executive Gary Locke in 1996.
The Department of Communication at the University of Washington - News (537 words)
Norm Rice returned to the University of Washington campus on Thursday as the keynote speaker at the Department of Communication’s 2003 Graduation Celebration.
Norm Rice, one of the Department of Communications most prominent graduates, entered UW in the late 1960’s.
In 1978 Rice was elected to the Seattle City Council at the youthful age of 35.
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