Luke Ravenstahl, Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

Luke Ravenstahl

American politician

Date of Birth: 06-Feb-1980

Place of Birth: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Profession: politician, American football player

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Aquarius


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About Luke Ravenstahl

  • Luke Robert Ravenstahl (born February 6, 1980) is an American politician who served as the 59th Mayor of Pittsburgh from 2006 until 2014.
  • A Democrat, he became the youngest mayor in Pittsburgh's history in September 2006 at the age of 26.
  • He was among the youngest mayors of a major city in American history.A graduate of North Catholic High School, Ravenstahl attended the University of Pittsburgh before graduating from Washington & Jefferson College.
  • Four months after his graduation, aged 23, he ran for a seat on the Pittsburgh City Council.
  • He was elected and took office in January 2004 before being appointed City Council President in December 2005.
  • After the death of Pittsburgh mayor Bob O'Connor, Ravenstahl became the mayor, per the city's charter, on September 1, 2006.
  • He later won a special election in 2007, and a regular election in 2009.
  • He did not seek reelection in the 2013 election and Democrat Bill Peduto was elected to succeed him as mayor.
  • Ravenstahl's term ended in January 2014.

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