Edward L. Sadowsky
|Member of the New York City Council from the 19th district|
January 1, 1974 – December 31, 1985
|Preceded by||Rudolph F. DiBlasi|
|Succeeded by||Julia Harrison|
|Member of the New York City Council from the 14th district|
January 1, 1966 – December 31, 1973
|Preceded by||Angelo J. Arculeo|
|Succeeded by||Anthony J. Mercorella|
|Member of the New York City Council from the 8th district|
January 1, 1962 – December 31, 1969
|Preceded by||James F. Dulligan|
|Succeeded by||Bertram R. Gelfand|
|Born||February 6, 1929|
Brooklyn, New York City, New York
|Died||November 11, 2021 (aged 92)|
Sadowsky was born in Brooklyn in 1929. His father was a salesman. His mother was a bookkeeper. He had one sister.
Sadowsky became the head of the New York City Board of Education after unsuccessfully seeking the nomination of the Democratic Party to run for Queens Borough President of New York in 1986. He was also unsuccessful in running for Mayor of New York City in 1989.
After leaving the Council in 1986, he became a full-time lawyer.
- "AFTER 24 YEARS ON CITY COUNCIL, FINANCE CHIEF SAYS HE'LL STEP DOWN". Nytimes.com. 1985-04-15. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
- "Sadowsky, In Parting Shot, Calls Council A 'Dud'". Nytimes.com. 1985-11-02. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
- "Edward L. Sadowsky, a Lion of the New York City Council, Dies at 92". The New York Times. 2021-11-11. Retrieved 2021-11-13.