Eldon R. Clingan

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Eldon R. Clingan is an American accountant and former Liberal Party of New York politician from New York City.

Clingan served in the New York City Council representing a Manhattan, New York at-large district from 1970 to 1973. He served as Minority Leader of that body from also from 1970 to 1973[1] and helped to introduce Intro 475, civil rights legislation that would have prohibited discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. The bill was defeated.[2]

In later years Clingan served as the President of the National Society of Accountants from 2004 to 2005.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.ourcampaigns.com/CandidateDetail.html?CandidateID=46253 Clingan, Eldon R.
  2. ^ Gay Activist Alliance Papers, Box 15 Folder 1, Ad Hoc Intro 2, Reel 1, Emory University
  3. ^ "Top 100 Most Influential Practitioners 2005". National Public Accountant. National Society of Public Accountants. January 1, 2005. Retrieved February 7, 2015 – via HighBeam. (Subscription required (help)). 
Political offices
Preceded by
Carlos M. Rios
New York City Council, Manhattan At-Large District
1970–1973
Succeeded by
Robert F. Wagner, III
Preceded by
Angelo J. Arculeo
Minority Leader, New York City Council
1970–1973
Succeeded by
Angelo J. Arculeo