Councilman A.P. Coleman

Councilman AP Coleman
A. P. Coleman – Council District 1

Councilman Coleman was elected to City Council in 1975 and served as Mayor Pro-Tem for 16 years.

Before retiring a few years ago, Mr. Coleman worked as a Cooperative Extension Agent in Wilson County. Prior to his service there, he taught school in Greene and Lenoir Counties. Councilman Coleman received his M.S. degree in Adult Education from NC State University in Raleigh and his Bachelor of Science from NC A&T in Greensboro.

He was named to the Board of Trustees for the N.C. Local Governmental Employees’ Retirement System by former governor Mike Easley. He has served on numerous boards during his political career, including a member of the Small Cities Council, National League of Cities, 1988-1995; and a term as President of the N.C. League of Municipalities in 1991-1992.

In 1996, he was named Wilson’s Distinguished Citizen by the Wilson Chamber of Commerce.

Mr. Coleman has three adult children and one grandson.

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 4185
Wilson, NC 27893

Home Address:
2406 Bel Air Avenue SE
Wilson, NC 27893

Phone: 252-237-3284

Fax: 252-291-7382


Boards, Commissions, Committees and Task Forces

  • Redevelopment Commission
    • Redevelopment Committee
  • Upper Coastal Plain Council of Governments
  • Wilson Downtown Development Corporation