Charles Box

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Charles Box
37th Mayor of Rockford, Illinois
In office
1989–2001
Preceded by John McNamara
Succeeded by Doug Scott
Personal details
Born Rockford, Illinois
Political party Democratic
Residence Rockford, Illinois

Charles Box was elected mayor of Rockford, Illinois, United States in 1989. A Democrat, Box was the first African-American Mayor elected in Rockford. Box was elected to three terms as mayor before choosing not to run in 2001. In 2006, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich appointed Box as head of the Illinois Commerce Commission.

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Preceded by
John McNamara
Mayor of Rockford, IL
1989–2001
Succeeded by
Doug Scott