Southend Reporter from Chicago, Illinois on April 14, 1977 · Page 16
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Southend Reporter from Chicago, Illinois · Page 16

Chicago, Illinois
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Thursday, April 14, 1977
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1; Economist Newspapers, Wednesday, April 13,1977 "He will keep Chicago ';· - · ' · ·· ·· mm mm ^mmm^. 'BmmmW strong! JBew people understand the city of Chicago as well as Michael A. Bilandic. He knows its strengths and weaknesses, its problems and its people. He knows what makes Chicago the "City that Works" Bilandic's fellow alderman recognized that by electing him acting jVtayor.' Other leaders and prominent citizens also recognize Mayor Bilandic's ability to keep Chicago strong. They know he'll continue Chicago's great- tradition of leadership--a tradition based on compassion and understanding ' of the people of Chicago and their diverse needs. Except for his tour as a marine officer in the Pacific during WWII,. Bilandic has spent his entire life in Chicago. He was born here, educated here and practiced law here. ·-'·"·After building an active and successful law career, Bilandic sought and won election as alderman of Chicago's llth Ward in 1969. Re-elected in 1971 and 1975, he quickly rose to a position of leadership in the City Council. He was Mayor Daley's floor leader and served as chairman of the Council Finance Committee and the Committee on Environment Control, the positions he held when the Council elected him Mayor. . I -A i -' 111 "Mike Bilandic works hard and is a dedicated arid fully committed citizen. Anyone concerned about the city continuing to be a good place to work and raise a family should .support him in his bid for Mayon* -- Congressman Daniel Rostenkowski "Mike Bilandic is a fine man and a public official of great honesty and integrity. We can all be thankful for the dedicated service he has given the people of Chicago" --Mavor Richard J. Daley 1955-1976- "The continued progress of our city is dependent on the strong leadership and solid management that Mike Bilandic brings t o t h e office o f Mayor" · _ · ' · ' . ·' , ;. --Philip M. Klutznick, Chairman,: TExeputive Committee Urban Investment .. and Development Company " . ' · ? · " , ' ~ ' , "Mayor Bilandic is an able and effective administrator. He is dedicated to integrity in government and .stands? for the programs that I have endorsed in the past:'; --Benjamin S.Adamowski "Retaining Mike Bilandic as Mayor of Chicago is essen- : -tial. His programs will create new jobs which will maintain-the prosperity and vitality of our city" - Lee, President. Chicago-Federation of Labor and Industrial Union Council "Mike Bilandic's credentials are impeccable. =He's been a grearleader in the City Council. And I believe he'll be a great leader in the Mayor's off ice" ;'·*-· . --Alderman Wiisoy Frost, Chairrrian, - · ' . ' City Council Finance Committee "The finest candidate for Mayor is Michael A, Bilandic.,Michael A Bilandic understands the peoples needs. I support him;' .. ,; .^ ::. : ' --Stanley Balzekas · · -i v' : , , Business. Cqmmunity'Leade'r- "Michael A. Bilandic has all the makings of a great; leader: intelligence, capability, energy, honesty and a genuine concern for people" ·/,. '··' --Senator Thomas'C.'Hynes ; 1 \ President of the Illinois Senate, - C "Michael Bilandic stepped into one of the toughest jobs on the American political scene. He deserves the highest praise and admiration for his performance as Mayor of Chicago".' --Senator Adlai E. Stevenson Keep Chicago strong. Vote Democratic April 19, Pull lever 4A. 4 * Mn-ti.ii'l \. BibnJk- 1nr M,-nrrr",imp,u;.'n '«mmrllcc. ?iNnnh {'\.n\ Sin-it. Orkvwi. 311inciis«)Wll -iNEWSFAPERl

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