Carl Brewer (politician)
|Mayor of Wichita|
2007 – April 13, 2015
|Preceded by||Carlos Mayans|
|Succeeded by||Jeff Longwell|
March 8, 1957 |
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.
|Alma mater||Friends University|
Carl Brewer (born March 8, 1957) is an American politician who served as the 100th mayor of Wichita, Kansas. He was Wichita's first elected African-American mayor. He won his first term in 2007. Brewer was re-elected to a second four-year term on April 5, 2011. Brewer's final term ended on April 13, 2015 with Mayor-elect Jeff Longwell being sworn in the following day.
Brewer graduated from Wichita North High School in 1975. He attended Friends University. He has worked in the aviation industry (Boeing, Spirit, and Cessna) for 30 years. He is (currently) on a leave of absence from his job at Spirit AeroSystems.
- Wistrom, Brent (2011-04-06). "Brewer, like-minded candidates win election in Wichita". Wichita Eagle. Retrieved 2011-04-06.
Mayor Carl Brewer easily retained his seat in Tuesday’s election.
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- City of Wichita - Mayor - Carl Brewer Main Archived October 17, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
- Moon, Chris (2007-04-04). "Brewer easily defeats Mayans for mayor". Wichita Business Journal. Retrieved 2008-06-22. A. Price Woodard, who was appointed mayor, served as the first African-American mayor of Wichita from April 14, 1970, to April 13, 1971, and died January 1972.
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