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Beverly Hills News – Beverly Elder: Janet Salter: The Courier’s Cartoonist, Beverly Hills’ First Lady

Posted Thursday, October 9 – 6:15 PM

By Laura Coleman

For as long as she can remember, Janet Salter knew she wanted to live in Beverly Hills.

“It [is] the most special place in the world next to heaven,” said Salter, a former first lady of Beverly Hills who moved to the City 55 years ago. “I’ve always been fascinated with where we live.”

Born in the Roaring 20s just moments after her mother took the red car from Santa Monica to the downtown L.A. hospital, Salter grew up in an era where human relationships were foundational and men wouldn’t dare to show up for a date without a flower for the lady, generally a white gardenia.

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

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