|Mayor of Istanbul|
10 December 1963 – 11 March 1968
|Preceded by||Necdet Uğur|
|Succeeded by||Faruk Ilgaz|
|Died||March 11, 1968(aged 69–70)|
|Cause of death||Intracranial hemorrhage|
|Political party||Republican People's Party (CHP)|
He was born 1898 in Edirne. After graduating from the School of Public Management in 1922, he became an instructor in the Edirne Teacher College for Girls and later in the Edirne High school. From 1933 on, Haşim İşcan served as a public administrator, beginning in districts and then as governor in several provinces, including Governor of Bursa Province (1945 - 1950). Shortly before his retirement, he was appointed public director for settlement affairs.
He was married to Atıfet İşcan.
In 1963, he entered politics with the Republican People's Party (CHP), and was elected mayor of Istanbul. During his time in office, he accomplished major infrastructure projects in Istanbul, like broader streets and underpasses. He also contributed much to the development of cultural activities in the city. The beloved mayor was called "Father Haşim" by the residents.
- Bursa Gazeteciler Cemiyeti, VALİ (Bursa valileri)
- Biyografi.net - Biography of Haşim İşcan (in Turkish)
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