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Salt Lake City Jewish Mayor Cuts Own Salary

January 20, 1933
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Mayor Louis Marcus, of this city, has announced his intention of reducing his own official salary by 10 per cent in an effort to reduce the expenses of city government.

Mayor Marcus is the first Jew to hold the office of Mayor in this world capital of the Mormon Church, having been elected during a heated contest with a Mormon in the fall of 1931.

For the first time in the history of the city of Elizabeth, N. J., a Jew will hold an executive position in the municipal government. Mayor Williams has just appointed Nathaniel Weltchek, a lawyer, to membership on the Board of Works. The appointment is for three years.

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