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Levetan, Liane, 1936-


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Leane Levetan oral history interview, January 17, 2007

 Item — Othertype Oral History
Identifier: W071_LevetanL_20070117
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk. Liane Levetan opens her first oral history by describing her childhood as a Jewish refugee during World War II. After living in Vienna, London, and Washington DC, Levetan ended up finishing High School in Atlanta and earning a partial degree from Georgia State. Levetan discusses working at a bank after high school, and the reasons for her transition into special education work at Rock Springs Elementary School, which ultimately drove her to political work later in...
Dates: January 17, 2007

Leane Levetan oral history interview, November 28, 2007

 Item — Othertype Oral History
Scope and Contents Interviewed by Janet Paulk. Liane Levetan opens her second oral history by outlining the challenges of being a democratic woman serving as a member of the DeKalb County Commission. She discusses the implementation of a college internship program, as well as some of the controversies that developed during her time there. Levetan was integral in the reorganization of the county government into the current CEO model, and she highlights her involvement in the change. After the switch, Levetan...
Dates: November 28, 2007

Liane Levetan papers

Identifier: W115

Liane Levetan was the first women elected to the DeKalb County Board of Commissioners, where she represented District 2 for 10 years, and in 1993, she was the first female CEO of DeKalb County and served in that position for two terms from 1993-2000. From 2002-2004, Levetan served as a member of the Georgia General Assembly. The materials in this collection reflect Levetan's career prior to, during, and after her time in DeKalb and Georgia politics.

Dates: 1963-2011

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