Greenebaum, Louise G(uggenheim) 1919-2004
GREENEBAUM, Louise G(uggenheim) 1919-2004
OBITUARY NOTICE—See index for CA sketch: Born March 25, 1919, in Chicago, IL; died of Alzheimer's disease, February 2, 2004, in Lincolnshire, IL. Politician and author. Greenebaum was a former city council member of Highland Park, IL, who was active in many aspects of local politics. She graduated from Wellesley College in 1941 with a bachelor's degree in history and political science, and then worked for six years as a secretary and purchasing agent for Velsicol Corp. in Chicago. Always interested in serving her community, she joined the League of Women Voters of Highland Park and was, for a time, a member of its board and a vice president. From 1968 to 1971, she was on the city's Planning Commission, before being elected to the City Council. After leaving the City Council in 1978 and losing an election bid for mayor, Greenebaum was elected to the Highland Park Historical Society Board, and in 1979 was also put on the Zoning Board of Appeals. Her other community activities including twenty years on the North Shore Sanitary District Board. Greenebaum was the author of two publications: a children's book titled Looking Forward to a Career: Electronics (1975) and Politics and Government (1977).
OBITUARIES AND OTHER SOURCES:
Chicago Tribune, February 6, 2004, section 3, p. 11.