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Landry M. Simmons, Jr.

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Landry M. Simmons, Jr.

Landry M. Simmons, Jr. (5 February 1969) is an American politician and entrepreneur.[1]

Politics[edit]

Simmons ran as a republican candidate from Ward 11 in Cleveland's 2017 mayoral race.[2][3][4] He has served as an elected committeeman for Ward 11B for The Republican Party of Cuyahoga County since 2016.[5] Simmons has announced his intention to run for Cleveland mayor in the 2021 election.[6]

Personal Life[edit]

Simmons is a deputy sheriff with the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department in Cleveland, Ohio.[7] In 2010 Simmons was involved in an off-duty shooting incident while attempting to prevent a shoplifter from leaving a store.[8] He suffered minor injuries during the altercation.[9]

Landry is the 4th great grandson of former North Carolina Senator William Polk Dobson, who served between the years of 1818–1819, 1827, 1830–1834, 1836, and 1842. Dobson was also a lawyer. Landry is also the 4th great nephew of former U.S. president James Polk.[10]

Music Industry[edit]

Simmons formerly owned the hip hop and rap recording company Simmons Time Records. The label signed Hellish Made Clique, who climbed to No. 6 on the Rolling Stone MP3 charts.[11][12]Their single "Pistols Up" was featured on a Riffage Movie Madness compilation album.[13] Canis, a member of Hellish Made Clique, was also signed by Simmon’s label as a solo rap artist.[14]

References[edit]


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  1. "Cuyahoga elections board OKs EDWINS founder Brandon Chrostowski for Cleveland mayoral ballot". cleveland.com. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  2. "Here's who is running to be Cleveland's next mayor". WKYC. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  3. "Cleveland mayoral race: Ex-East Cleveland mayor Eric Brewer running". WKYC. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  4. Atassi, Leila (2017-01-17). "Who, so far, is running to become Cleveland's next mayor?". cleveland.com. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  5. "The Republican Party of Cuyahoga County Central Committee PDF" (PDF). https://www.cuyahogacountygop.com/. Archived from the original (PDF) on |archive-url= requires |archive-date= (help). External link in |website= (help)
  6. "About Landry Simmons | Landry Simmons Jr". landrysimmonsjr.com. Retrieved 2019-06-25.
  7. "Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department". sheriff.cuyahogacounty.us. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  8. "Second suspect sought in Giant Eagle theft". cleveland.com. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  9. "Off-duty deputy wounds suspect at West 117th Street Giant Eagle". cleveland.com. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  10. Thompson, Evelyn (2012). Around Surry County. Arcadia Publishing. pp. William and Caroline Dobson. Search this book on Amazon.com Logo.png
  11. Bracelin, Jason (2000-11-27). "Headz-Up". AlterNet. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  12. "MONTHLY MP3 CHARTS". Rolling Stone. 17 Feb 2000. p. 52.
  13. "Various - Riffage Movie Madness". Discogs. Retrieved 2018-07-19.
  14. Niesel, Jeff. "Canis". Cleveland Scene. Retrieved 2018-07-19.