Harry LaRosiliere

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Harry LaRosiliere
39th Mayor of Plano
In office
May 20, 2013 – May 10, 2021
Preceded byPhil Dyer
Succeeded byJohn Muns
Personal details
Born (1962-05-01) May 1, 1962 (age 59)
Haiti
Political partyRepublican[1]
Spouse(s)Tracy LaRosiliere
Children2 daughters
EducationCity University of New York, City College (BS)

Harry LaRosiliere (born May 6, 1962) was the 39th mayor of Plano, Texas. He was elected in 2013 and served until 2021 after reaching his term limit.[2]

LaRosiliere was born in Haiti and grew up in Harlem. In New York City, he attended Corpus Christi Catholic School and Cardinal Hayes High School and graduated from the City College of New York in 1985 with a Bachelor of Science in geology.[3][4]

LaRosiliere moved to Texas in 1994 and became a financial advisor. He served two terms on the Plano City Council from 2005 to 2011, and was the planning and zoning commissioner.[4] He was elected mayor in 2013, defeating Collin County Republican Party Chairman Fred Moses.[5] He was reelected in 2017.[6]

LaRosiliere is married to Tracy LaRosiliere, née Clark. They have two daughters.[4]

Electoral history[edit]

Election year Office contested Vote number Vote percentage Winning candidate[7]
2013 Mayor (Place 6) 9,872 59.0% Harry LaRosiliere
2017 Mayor (Place 6) 13,910 52.25% Harry LaRosiliere

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/in-a-state-known-for-law-and-order-texas-republicans-struggle-to-make-the-message-stick/2020/10/12/58f8cfc0-08b5-11eb-9be6-cf25fb429f1a_story.html
  2. ^ "Office of the Mayor". Retrieved 2013-06-07.
  3. ^ "New Plano Mayor Harry LaRosiliere hopes to preserve city's strengths". Retrieved 2013-06-07.
  4. ^ a b c "HARRY LaROSILIERE'S STORY". Retrieved 2013-06-07.
  5. ^ "Plano elects first black mayor". Retrieved 2013-03-23.
  6. ^ "Elections in Plano". City of Plano.
  7. ^ "Election results - Plano, Murphy elect mayors". Dallas Morning News.

External links[edit]

  • [1] Office of the Mayor