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Former First Selectman of Westport, Connecticut

Gordon F. Joseloff
BornMay 13, 1945(1945-05-13)
DiedNovember 9, 2020(2020-11-09) (aged 75)
Alma materMcBurney School[1]
Syracuse University
Years active2005-2013
EmployerTown of Westport
OrganizationWestportNow
Known forPolitician, Journalist
PredecessorDiane G. Farrell
Political partyDemocratic Party of Connecticut[2]
Childrendaughter Anna-Liisa, son Ben
AwardsEmmy Award
WebsiteGordon's Journal

Gordon F. Joseloff (May 13, 1945 – November 9, 2020[3]) was the First Selectman of Westport, Connecticut and an Emmy Award-winning journalist. He was elected in 2005 with almost 60 percent of the vote[4] and re-elected in 2009 with almost 52 percent.[5] He earlier served 14 years on the Westport Representative Town Meeting (RTM), the town's legislative body, including 10 as its moderator, or president.[6] A former foreign correspondent for CBS News and United Press International, Joseloff is also known as founding editor and publisher of WestportNow, a local news and information website for Westport he established in 2003.[7]

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