Meyer C. Ellenstein
|Meyer C. Ellenstein|
|Mayor of Newark|
January 1, 1933 – January 1, 1941
|Preceded by||Jerome T. Congleton|
|Succeeded by||Vincent J. Murphy|
October 15, 1886|
New York City
|Died||February 11, 1967
White Plains, New York
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.
- Thursby, Keith (2010-11-04). "Robert Ellenstein dies at 87; actor and director". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2014-10-07.
Jerome T. Congleton
|Mayor of Newark
Vincent J. Murphy
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