5 edition of Biographical dictionary of American mayors, 1820-1980 found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Melvin G. Holli and Peter d"A. Jones.|
|Contributions||Holli, Melvin G., Jones, Peter d"Alroy.|
|LC Classifications||E176 .B5725|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xii, 451 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||451|
|LC Control Number||80001796|
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