Coleman Young

Coleman Young bio

Birth Name: Coleman Young

Occupation: Politician

Place Of Birth: Alabama

Date Of Birth: May 24, 1918

Date Of Death: November 29, 1997

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Coleman Young was born on the 24th of May, 1918. He was popular for being a Politician. First African American mayor of Detroit, an office he held from 1974 to 1994. While in office helped transform the city’s mass transit system but he is often blamed for the city’s financial distress.

Coleman Young was born in Alabama. During the World War II he served in the 477th Medium-Bomber Group of the United States Army Air Forces. He received the Spingarn Medal from the NAACP in 1981.

Coleman Young was a Gemini and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Coleman Young is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


Coleman’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


Coleman Young’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Coleman Young’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Coleman Young kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Coleman Young was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Coleman Young
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Coleman Young was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Coleman Young was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Coleman Young had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Coleman Young’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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