National League of Cities Mourns Passing of Houston Councilmember Larry Green

Councilmember Larry Green
Councilmember Larry Green
Councilmember Larry Green speaks at an NLC board meeting in Charlotte, N.C., in November. (Jason Dixson/NLC)

WASHINGTON — March 6, 2018 — Following news that Houston Councilmember and National League of Cities (NLC) board member Larry Green has passed away, NLC CEO and Executive Director Clarence E. Anthony released the following statement:

“Today, the National League of Cities mourns the loss of Councilmember Larry Green, a dedicated leader who worked tirelessly to make Houston a more equitable and inclusive city. Councilmember Green was a true public servant — not only by helping to create economic opportunities for residents in his district, but also by helping other city leaders from across America through his leadership in the National League of Cities board of directors.

“On behalf of the National League of Cities’ officers, the board of directors, and the 19,000 cities, towns and villages we represent, we extend our heartfelt condolences to Councilmember Green’s family and the entire Houston community. He will be missed, but his legacy will live on through our work to build stronger cities.”

Councilmember Green was appointed to NLC’s board of directors in 2017. He also served as a leader of NLC's Finance, Administration and Intergovernmental Affairs (FAIR) committee, where he helped develop policy positions on issues involving national economic policy, financial assistance programs, intergovernmental relations, citizen participation and civil rights.


The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.


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