Cleveland, Clyde was born on May 22, 1935 in Detroit, Michigan, United States.
Student, Wayne State University.
Public aid worker City of Detroit, 1958, 60-64. Supervisor community service Mayor's Committee Human Resources Development, Detroit, 1965-1968. Community planner Inner City Business Improvement Forum, 1968-1971.
City councilman City of Detroit, 1974—2001. Retired, 2001.
As responsible citizens Christians should pray for elected officials, submit to just laws, pay taxes, and serve in various capacities, such as on juries, in the military, in public office, and by voting for their representative leadership.
Holiness is not just about personal spirituality and prayer. It will also be expressed through a commitment to social justice and to enabling other people to become followers of Jesus.
Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1980. Former vice chair Michigan State Democratic Party. Co-campaign manager Jesse Jackson Victory in Michigan, 1988.
Vice chair Southeastern Michigan Council Governments. Community organization specialist New Detroit, Inc., 1971-1973. Served in the United States Army, Korea.
Member National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Elks, People's Community & Civic League, Association Study Negro Life & History, Booker T. Washington Business Association, Shriners, Masons.