Marie Villani was the first women in Newark elected to citywide office. She served as Councilwoman from 1973-1993.
Lived in Newark briefly as a child but graduated high school and went to school in Irvington.
Photo from Newark Public Library
Wilstein, David. (2021, Jul 17). Marie Villani, Newark city councilwoman for 20 years, dies at 100. New Jersey Globe. https://newjerseyglobe.com/in-memoriam/marie-villani-newark-city-councilwoman-for-20-years-dies-at-100/
Mayor Ralph A. Villani Collection, Newark Public Library.
V-04 Villani, Ralph. Newark News Morgue File. Newark Public Library.
“Newark Municipal Council” IF File. Newark Public Library.
Newark Star Ledger