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Charles C. Yancey biography

Charles C. Yancey

Age: 64.

Personal: Married to Marzetta Morrissette Yancey for 43 years; four children; five grandchildren.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in economics from Tufts University; master’s degree in public administration from Harvard University.

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Career: Longest-serving member of the Boston City Council, to which he was elected in 1983. He is the first and only councilor to represent District 4, which used to cover Mattapan and now covers Dorchester.