Mayor Carl T. Langford with Orlando Chief of Police Bob Chewning

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Title

Mayor Carl T. Langford with Orlando Chief of Police Bob Chewning

Alternative Title

Mayor Langford with Chief of Police Chewning

Subject

Orlando (Fla.)
Mayors--United States
Police--Florida
Law enforcement--Florida

Description

Mayor Carl T. Langford (1918-2011) and Chief of Police Robert Joseph Chewning (b. 1923) with the Orlando Police Department (OPD). Mayor Langford is pictured third from the left in the first row and Chief Bob Chewning is the fourth from the left. Mayor Langford was elected as Orlando's 29th mayor in 1967 when his predecessor, Mayor Bob Carr (1899-1967), died in office. Mayor Langford served for over a decade as Orlando's mayor from 1967 to 1980. He helped foster Orlando's growth from a boom town in the middle of the 20th century. As one of his first acts as mayor, Mayor Langford appointed Chewning as OPD Chief of Police in 1967. Chief Chewning has previously served on the mayor’s inaugural staff and he retired as the city’s Director of Public Safety in 1976.

Source

Original black and white photograph: Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.

Date Created

ca. 1954-1956

Is Format Of

Digital reproduction of original black and white photograph.

Is Part Of

Orlando Remembered Exhibit, Orlando City Hall, Orlando, Florida.
Orlando City Hall Collection, Orlando Remembered Collection, Orlando Collection, Orange County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.

Format

image/jpg

Extent

280 KB

Medium

1 black and white photograph

Language

eng

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Orlando City Hall, Downtown Orlando, Florida

Accrual Method

Donation

Mediator

History Teacher
Civics/Government Teacher
Geography Teacher

Rights Holder

Copyright to this resource is held by Orange County Regional History Center and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.

Contributing Project

Orlando Remembered

Curator

Glendinning, Michael
Cepero, Laura

Digital Collection

External Reference

Clark, James C. Orlando, Florida: A Brief History. The History Press, 2013.
"A Tribute To Robert Joseph Chewning." Orlando Police Retirees. Accessed February 3, 2016. http://orlandopoliceretirees.com/Robert%2520Chewning%2520Tribute.pdf.
Weiner, Jeff. "Carl Langford: Former Orlando Mayor Led City during Period of Tremendous Growth." The Orlando Sentinel. July 9, 2011. Accessed February 4, 2016. http://articles.orlandosentinel.com/2011-07-09/news/os-obit-carl-langford-20110709_1_mayor-buddy-dyer-carl-langford-longest-serving-mayor.

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