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Lionel Wilson's Death

Born (Birthday) March 14, 1915

Death Date February 23, 1998

Age of Death 82 years

Cause of Death Cancer

Profession Politician

The politician Lionel Wilson died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

When he took office in 1977 as Oakland, California’s forty-fifth mayor, this Democrat became the first African American politician to fill the position. He remained Mayor of Oakland until early 1991.

He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana, and he later relocated to Northern California, where he attended the University of California, Berkeley.

Lionel Wilson died on February 23, 1998 of cancer; he was 82.