Mobile (Oct. 11)
Leon Schwarz, prominent Jewish leader of Mobile, has been named mayor of Mobile for the second time. He will serve from October 15 to October 15, 1932. Mr. Schwarz was elected a city commissioner in 1926. In accordance with the rotation system used by the city commission, he was nominated mayor by the outgoing Mayor, Harry T. Hartwell. Before Mobile adopted the commission form of government Mr. Schwarz was also mayor.
The new mayor is a trustee of the Government Street Temple, a past president of district No. 7 B’nai Brith, a member of the Anti-Defamation Commission and chairman for Alabama of the Southeastern Conference of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations. Mayor Schwarz has also had a distinguished military career.