Haitian-American Harry LaRosiliere elected mayor of Plano, Texas

Haitian-American Harry LaRosiliere, the first Black to be elected as mayor of Plano, Texas, in its entire history


Plano is one of the largest cities in the state of Texas. Haitian-American Harry LaRosiliere wan decisively over his opponent, Republican Party Chair Fred Mosesare by over 20 percent

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In his acceptances message, LaRosiliere said:"I am honored that the citizens have given me their trust. "I realize it is a privilege to serve as mayor, and I will work hard for every citizen to make Plano a great place to call their home."

Harry LaRosiliere left Haiti with his family at the age of three to settle in New York City. He obtained a Bachelor of Degree in geology from City College of New York. The family moved to Plano, Texas in 1994 where he worked as a financial advisor until today. He is married to Tracy; together, they have two daughters, ages 15 and 13.

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Shams Islam says...

Dear Larry,
It's a Joyce occasion and we are relieved that you have been elected to the office of Mayor to serve this wonderful community.



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