Lawndale Mayor Harold Hofmann Dies at 81

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Lawndale Mayor Harold Hofmann died Saturday of natural causes, the Daily Breeze reported.


Harold Hofmann (File Photo)

Hofmann held the position for 12 two-year terms and was one of California’s longest-serving mayors.

He also spent ten years on the city council.

The long-time politician was known as a feisty but fair leader who pushed through legislation for the construction of a new library and community center.

Hofmann is survived by his wife Doris and three children.

He was 81-year-old.