WWW.8 AUGUST 20, 2020 RIDGEWOOD TIMES QNS.COM
Claire Shulman, through the years
Although she served as Queens borough president for 16 years,
Claire Shulman’s political infl uence, civic engagement and
dedication to the borough lasted far longer.
On Sunday, Aug. 16, Shulman passed away after battling lung and
pancreatic cancer. She was 94.
Shulman, the first woman to be elected Queens borough president,
held the post from 1986 until 2002, when she was term-limited.
Here are some photos of her life in public service.