title: Ivan Allen Jr., 92, Dies - Led Atlanta as Beacon of Change - Obituary; Biography - NYTimes.com
description: Ivan Allen Jr., who as mayor of Atlanta led racial integration efforts in the 1960's at a time when other Southern cities were erupting in violence, died yesterday in Atlanta. He was 92. Mr. Allen, the grandson of a Confederate cavalryman, came from a wealthy and distinguished Georgia family and overcame his original segregationist beliefs. This personal transformation allowed him to lead Atlanta to integrate schools, its municipal work force and its businesses with such deftness that the city gained a national reputation for racial tolerance during his service as mayor, from 1962 to 1970.
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