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Remembering former mayor Billy Ray White

by Kate Bradshaw

Billy Ray White, remembered as an influential leader in Menlo Park, an eloquent orator and the city's first African American mayor, died Jan. 26 at age 81. He remains the first and only City Council member in Menlo Park's history to hail from the city's Belle Haven neighborhood.

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