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Former Baton Rouge city councilman, SU alumnus dies

3 years 8 months 1 week ago October 14, 2013 Oct 14, 2013 Monday, October 14 2013 October 14, 2013 1:34 PM in News
Source: Southern University
By: Brian Waldrep

Baton Rouge- Former Baton Rouge Metro City Councilman and graduate of Southern University, Charles Kelly, has died.

Kelly, who was a councilman from 1997 to 2008, died on Saturday.

Kelly was a longtime and active member of the Southern University Alumni Federation, East Baton Rouge Parish Alumni Chapter.

SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. stated "The Jaguar Nation mourns the loss of Mr. Charles Kelly, an accomplished community leader. Mr. Kelly was a dedicated Southern University alumnus and loyal friend who gave back to his alma mater in many ways. He was a staunch booster and fan of Jaguar sports and athletics. His legacy will live on through his generous support of SU. Our deepest sympathies and condolences are extended to Mr. Kelly's family and to all of his friends in the community."

Funeral arrangements are pending.


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