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Former Central leader and founder dies

Ralph Washington Ralph Washington
CENTRAL, LA (WAFB) -  A former city leader and founder died Saturday.  Former Central Mayor Pro-Tem Ralph Washington served the city of Central since it was founded in July 2005 until July 1, 2014. 

Washington was a Republican and the highest ranking black Republican in the municipal government in Louisiana. He leaves behind a wife and two kids. Funeral arrangements are still being finalized at this time.

The exact cause of Washington's death is unknown; however, he reportedly had been facing health issues related to diabetes.

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