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Hamilton County, OH November 2, 2004 Election
Coroner; County of Hamilton Voter Information

4 Year Term. Salary: $103,480

To determine the cause of death of every person who dies "by criminal or violent means by casualty, suicide or unusual manner."

Candidates (Vote for 1)
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O'dell M. Owens Click here for more information about this candidate 206,347 votes 53.06%

  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Doctor-Consultant
  • Medical Doctorate and Masters Degree in Public Health, Yale Medical School
  • Fellowship Harvard Medical School
  • Former Chairman of the Board, University of Cincinnati and Cincinnati Board of Health. Director of U.S. Bank.
  • Former Senior Medical Director, United Health Care of Ohio
  • Created Cincinnati's 1st "Test Tube" Baby
  • Black Enterprise Magazine: One of America's Top Black Doctors
  • Return trust and dignity to the Hamilton County Coroner's Office.
  • Train the Coroner's Office to be culturally sensitive to the various religions and cultural beliefs of Hamilton County.
  • Initiate a county-wide program to reduce homicide and violence, centered in the high schools.
Carl L. Parrott, Jr. Click here for more information about this candidate 182,561 votes 46.94%
  • Party: Republican
  • Occupation: Hamilton County Coroner
  • Certified Forensic Pathologist
  • Medical Doctorate, Emory University School of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Arts, Yale University
  • President, Ohio State Coroner's Association 2002-2004
  • Ohio State Senate Commendation 2002
  • Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners

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