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Beverly Hills News – Beverly Hills Elder: Donna Ellman-Garber, Political Trailblazer, Mayor

Donna Ellman-Garber

Posted Thursday, July 16 – 7:25 PM

By Laura Coleman

Next Tuesday, Donna Ellman-Garber will celebrate her 90th birthday in the City she has truly grown with and helped shape. Indeed, as the second woman ever elected to the City Council, she not only helped create policies that shaped Beverly Hills, but also pioneered as a woman in a male-dominated world.

“I was trained to be very independent,” said Donna, who served as Beverly Hills mayor in 1976 and 1981 and was elected to the City Council three times.

For full story see the print edition of The Beverly Hills Courier, or download the e-edition.

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