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Mountain View, Growing New City in California, Elects Jew As Mayor

Mountain View, a fast-growing city on the Bay, has elected its first Jewish Mayor, 32-year-old Charles Gordon, a resident since 1958. In 1963 he was named the Outstanding Young Man of the Year by the Mountain View Junior Chamber of Commerce.

In 1962, Mr. Gordon was elected to the City Council by the largest vote ever given to any candidate. He is a member of the Beth Am Congregation, a former president of the Palo Alto chapter of B’nai B’rith, president of the 1965 United Fund and chairman of the Family Service Advisory Board of Mountain View.