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Southern University remembers SU alum and former city councilman Kelly

Southern University remembers SU alum and former city councilman Kelly
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POSTED: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 11:00pm

UPDATED: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 11:04pm

Charles Kelly, a former Baton Rouge Metro City Councilman from 1997 to 2008, and 1968 graduate of Southern University, died in Baton Rouge on October 12.

"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,” said SU System President Ronald Mason Jr.

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

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