photo of Lon De Leon, Queens CORE chairman

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Title

photo of Lon De Leon, Queens CORE chairman

Description

This is a photo of Queens CORE chairman Lon de Leon. The approximate date of the photo is 1966 when he served as chair.
A professional entertainer who went by the name of 'Sir Lon De Leon', he was a local celebrity whose record, 'The Bicycle Hop', was a minor hit.
He left Queens CORE to serve as the Locality Mayor for the 8th district of Queens and later ran unsuccessfully for the State Senate.

Source

Queens CORE pamphlet

Publisher

Queens CORE

Date

1966

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Citation

“photo of Lon De Leon, Queens CORE chairman,” corenyc.org, accessed November 22, 2017, http://www.corenyc.org/omeka/items/show/224.