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Houston City Councilman District K Larry Green (D) found dead at the age of 52

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Ch. 13 KTRK-TV Houston has reported that Houston City Councilman Larry Green (D) of District K since 2012, was found dead at his residence this morning according to HPD. He was 52 years old.

 

According to HPD, a missed meeting had people concerned & welfare check at the Green residence, where they found him. It appears that Green died of natural causes. HPD says that Green's death remains under investigation, but there appeared to be no foul play.

 

He was first elected to the newly-formed District K in 2011, which serves from the edge of the TX Medical Center to the portion of Houston within Fort Bend County. He was sworn into office on January 2nd, 2012 & was reelected in 2013 & 2015, which included the first 4-year term when Green won his 3rd & final term of office. During his 1st term on the Houston City Council, Green brought more than $20 million worth of economic development projects to his district, which includes the Houston police station & street construction & repairs. He also pushed to see that women-owned businesses were included into Houston's affirmative action contracting program.

 

Green earned his BA in Political Science from the University of Houston & JD from the Thurgood Marshall Law School of TX Southern University. He was also a member of the Greater Houston Partnership, a former Board Trustee of Brentwood Baptist Church; board member of the TX Black Expo & College of Science & Technology Advisory Board at TX Southern University.

 

http://abc13.com/politics/houston-council-member-larry-green-dies-at-52/3182154/

 

http://www.houstontx.gov/council/k/about.html

 

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