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Al Levy

A portrait of Alvin "Al" Merrill Levy, who was a Las Vegas City Councilman from 1979 - 1987.

Alvin “Al” Merrill Levy (1933-1997) was a Las Vegas, Nevada city councilman and real estate developer. Levy was born August 28, 1933 in Los Angeles, California and moved to Las Vegas in 1943 at the age of 10. He earned a degree in business from the University of Southern California and moved back to Las Vegas after college to help manage grocery stores owned by his father. After 10 years Al Levy left the grocery business and started Levy Realtor Company. In 1978, he was elected to the Ward 1 seat of the city commission, which was later renamed the Las Vegas City Council. Levy served three terms, until 1987. He also served as president of Las Vegas Board of Realtors and president of the United States Junior Chamber (Jaycees). He was active in multiple organizations, including the Masonic Lodge of Las Vegas Scottish Rite, the Zelzah Shrine Temple, the Rotary Club, the YMCA, and the Boy Scouts. Levy passed away June 14, 1997.

Sources:

Levy, Al. Interview. 1979 February. OH-01108. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Levy, Al. Interview. 1981 March. OH-01109. Oral History Research Center, Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

Longtime Councilman Al Levy Dies." Las Vegas Sun, June 16, 1997. http://lasvegassun.com/news/1997/jun/16/longtime-councilman-al-levy-dies/

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