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|56th Mayor of Pittsburgh|
May 6, 1988 – January 3, 1994
|Preceded by||Richard Caliguiri|
|Succeeded by||Tom Murphy|
|President of the Pittsburgh City Council|
January 4, 1988 – May 6, 1988
|Preceded by||Ben Woods|
|Succeeded by||Ben Woods (Acting)|
|Member of the Pittsburgh City Council|
April 27, 1976 – May 6, 1988
|Preceded by||Amy Ballinger|
|Succeeded by||Duane Darkins|
|Born||December 23, 1917
|Died||August 17, 2014
Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania
m. 1939–1991 (his death)
|a.As the Council's President Pro Tempore, Woods declared himself Acting Council President following Masloff's ascension to the office of Mayor.|
Sophie Masloff (December 23, 1917 – August 17, 2014) was an American politician. She was a long-time member of the Democratic Party and civil servant. She was elected to the Pittsburgh City Council and later served as the mayor of Pittsburgh from 1988 to 1994. She was the first woman and the first Jew to hold that office.
Masloff died on August 17, 2014, at the Center for Compassionate Care in Mt. Lebanon, Pennsylvania, aged 96.
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