District 9, William Oliver
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DISTRICT 9

William Oliver

william.oliver@indy.gov
4712 E. 34th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46218
Phone: 317-201-6770
MINORITY WHIP - Democrat
 
 
William “Duke” Oliver is a lifelong resident of Indianapolis and a graduate of Indianapolis Public Schools. He is a past member of the United Auto Workers union where he served as a leading voice for the interests and advancement of black auto workers. He retired from Chrysler Corporation in 2005 after 40 years of service.
 
He has been a lifelong community activist and serves as a leading advocate for the protection of labor and civil rights in our community. He co-founded the Movement for Opportunity and Equality with the late Senator Glen Howard and remains committed to its work.
 
He is a lifetime member of the NAACP and a recipient of the Elwood Black Achievement Award and the Robert H. Voorhies Lifetime Achievement Award.
 
He was elected to the Indianapolis City-County Council in 2004. He is a member of Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church and a proud husband of 47 years.