|44th Mayor of St. Louis|
April 15, 1997 – April 17, 2001
|Preceded by||Freeman Bosley, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Francis Slay|
|Born||St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.|
|Profession||Lawyer, politician, police chief|
Prior to serving as Mayor, Harmon had served as Metropolitan Police Department, City of St. Louis's 30th Police Commissioner between the years 1991 and 1995, becoming the first African American to do so. He defeated incumbent Mayor Freeman Bosley, Jr. in the Democratic Primary in 1997 and went on to win election by a wide margin in the general election. Harmon was defeated for re-election in the 2001 Democratic Primary.
- St. Louis Public Library
- Mannies, Jo (April 16, 1997). "Harmon Urges Unity - Speech Calls for Regional, Racial Healing". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. p. 1A.
- Schlinkmann, Mark (April 18, 2001). "Slay Is Sworn in as St. Louis' 45th Mayor". St. Louis Post-Dispatch. p. A1.
Freeman Bosley, Jr.
| Mayor of St. Louis
Francis G. Slay
| Metropolitan Police Commissioner
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