Claire Shulman

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Claire Shulman
Claire Shulman 2012.jpg
Shulman in 2012
17th Borough President of Queens
In office
January 28, 1986 – January 3, 2002
Preceded byDonald Manes
Succeeded byHelen M. Marshall
Personal details
Born(1926-02-23)February 23, 1926
Brooklyn, New York
DiedAugust 16, 2002(2002-08-16) (aged 76)
Queens, New York
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Dr. Melvin Shulman
Childrenone, Dr. Ellen S. Baker

Claire K. Shulman (February 23, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York – August 16, 2020 in Queens, New York) was an American politician. She was the borough president of Queens, New York City from 1986 until 2002. She was the first woman to hold this position in Queens history.[1]

Shulman died on August 16, 2020 of lung cancer at the age of 94.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lynn, Frank (13 March 1986). "Shulman Elected to Succeed Manes" – via
  2. Claire Shulman, Former Queens Borough President, Dies at 94

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