Meyer C. Ellenstein
Ellenstein was born in New York City on October 15, 1886, the son of Max Ellenstein and the former Libby Bzuroff.
Ellenstein assumed the office as Mayor of Newark in 1933. He was a vocal critic of New York City Mayor LaGuardia's attempt to expand North Beach Airport (later known as LaGuardia Airport) for commercial flights.
He died on February 11, 1967.
- Ellenstein Scores Mayor on Airport; Newark Executive Charges 'Political Expediency' in Building North Beach Airport, The New York Times, September 3, 1938. Accessed September 30, 2009.
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