Ellen Walker Craig-Jones

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Ellen Walker Craig-Jones (1906 – 2000) was an American politician. She was inducted into the Ohio Women's Hall of Fame for "Government and Military Service." She was the first African American woman to be elected mayor of a United States municipality in 1972.[1] She served as mayor of Urbancrest, Ohio.[2][3]


  1. ^ "Ellen Walker Craig-Jones". Ohio Women's Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2018-04-07.
  2. ^ Royster, Jacqueline Jones (2003). Profiles of Ohio Women, 1803-2003. Ohio University Press. ISBN 9780821415085.
  3. ^ "Ellen W. Craig-Jones - Ohio History Central". www.ohiohistorycentral.org. Retrieved 2018-04-07.