Ray Nagin

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Ray Nagin
60th Mayor of New Orleans, Louisiana
Assumed office
May 6, 2002
Preceded by Marc Morial
Personal details
Born June 11, 1956 (1956-06-11) (age 60)
New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Seletha Smith Nagin
Profession Cox Communications Executive

Clarence Ray Nagin, Jr. (how to say: /ˈneɪgɨn/) (born June 11, 1956) is the mayor of New Orleans. He was first elected on March 2, 2002, to succeed his fellow Democrat, Marc Morial. Nagin gained international attention in 2005 in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the New Orleans area.

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