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Paul Schell, born Paul Schlachtenhaufen on October 8, 1937, in Fort Dodge, Iowa, was the 50th mayor of Seattle, Washington. His four-year term as mayor began on January 1, 1998. October 8 is the 281st day of the year (282nd in leap years). ... 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Fort Dodge is a city and county seat of Webster County, Iowa, situated on the Des Moines River. ... 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. ... 1998(MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Schell first ran for mayor in 1977, but lost to Charles Royer. He then turned to real estate development, and finally won public office as a Port of Seattle commissioner in 1989, becoming commission president in 1995. He was also acting dean of the University of Washington School of Architecture and Urban Planning from 1992 to 1995. For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... On November 8, 1977, voters elected Charles Royer (b. ... The Port of Seattle is the municipal corporation that runs Seattles seaport and airport. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The University of Washington, founded in 1861, is a major public research university in the Seattle metropolitan area. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...


Schell was mayor during the infamous WTO Meeting of 1999. The conclusion by many in Seattle was that the WTO convention was not worth hosting due to the economic damage and lasting image problems it caused. Controversy over the city's lack of preparation and response to the protests resulted in the resignation of Seattle police chief Norm Stamper. On November 30, 1999, the World Trade Organization convened in Seattle, Washington, USA, for what was to be the launch of a new millennial round of trade negotiations. ...


In addition, Schell was mayor during a particularly violent Mardi Gras celebration in 2001 [1], which left 20 year old Kristopher Kime fatally injured. Arguably, both the WTO meeting and the Mardi Gras violence played a role in Schell's stunning loss to Greg Nickels and Mark Sidran in the 2001 mayoral primary election-- the first time in over 60 years a Seattle mayor had failed to survive a primary election. During the campaign, he was assaulted and seriously injured by James Garrett (AKA: Omari Tahir-Garrett). Garrett was later convicted of second-degree assault and sentenced to 21 months in prison. Mardi Gras (French for Fat Tuesday) is the day before Ash Wednesday, and is also called Shrove Tuesday. It is the final day of Carnival (pronounced CAR-nuh-vul in English; car-nee-VAHL in most Romance languages. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Seattle Mayor Greg Nickels Gregory J. Greg Nickels, born August 7, 1955, is the 51st and current mayor of Seattle, Washington. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... A primary election is an election in which registered voters in a jurisdiction select a political partys candidate for a later election (nominating primary). ...

Preceded by:
Norm Rice
Mayor of Seattle
1998–2001
Succeeded by:
Greg Nickels

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