Former Detroit City Council member Rev. Nicholas Hood Sr. dies

- A long-serving member of Detroit's City Council has passed away. Nicholas Hood Sr. died at 91 years old Sunday, April 10, according to family members.

Nicholas Hood Sr. June 21st 1924 - April 10th 2016.Rest In Peace.

Posted by Steve Hood on Sunday, April 10, 2016

Hood was elected to city council in 1965 and served until 1993. He also pastored Plymouth United Church of Christ, located on east warren near Interstate-75.

He graduated from Yale's Divinity School in 1949 and began his career in New Orleans.

Hood is also a founding member of the Southern Christian Leadership Council with Dr. Martin Luther King.

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