|6th Mayor of Tel Aviv|
|Preceded by||Israel Rokach|
|Succeeded by||Mordechai Namir|
25 March 1899|
|Died||21 August 1986
Tel Aviv, Israel
|Political party||General Zionists|
Levanon was one of the founders of the General Zionists youth movement, and later one of its leaders. He also founded and headed the Civilian Housing organization. In 1936 he served as the chairman of the election committee in Tel Aviv and the secretary-general of the General Zionists' labor union.
In 1951 he was elected to Tel Aviv's city council and served as the deputy mayor from 1952. Due to Israel Rokach's resignation and ministerial appointment, he was elected mayor by the city council on 13 April 1953. In 1955, Levanon was publicly re-elected into office.
Levanon was the main founder of the Tel Aviv University, which he helped advance even after his mayoral tenure, and one of its main streets was named after him following his death.
- Levanon's biography on the Tel Aviv municipal website