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Ed Lee, the first Asian-American mayor of San Francisco, dies at 65

SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, who led the city during a development boom fueled by unprecedented tech wealth, died early Tuesday. He was 65.

Lee's death was announced by the city in a statement. No cause of death was immediately given. London Breed, the president of the Board of Supervisors, was sworn into office as acting mayor.

"It is with profound sadness and terrible grief that we confirm that Mayor Edwin M. Lee passed away on Tuesday, Dec. 12 at 1:11 a.m. at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital," the statement said. "Family, friends and colleagues

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