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Claire Shulman
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Shulman in 2012
17th Borough President of Queens
In office
January 28, 1986 – January 3, 2002
Preceded by Donald Manes
Succeeded by Helen M. Marshall
Personal details
Born (1926-02-23)February 23, 1926
Brooklyn, New York
Died August 16, 2002(2002-08-16) (aged 76)
Queens, New York
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Dr. Melvin Shulman
Children one, Dr. Ellen S. Baker

Claire K. Shulman (February 23, 1926 in Brooklyn, New York – August 16, 2020 in Queens, New York) was an American politician. She was the borough president of Queens, New York City from 1986 until 2002. She was the first woman to hold this position in Queens history.

Shulman died on August 16, 2020 of lung cancer at the age of 94.

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