‘Champion for Jersey City’: Former councilwoman dies from complications of COVID-19

Former Jersey City Councilwoman Viola Richardson has died from complications of COVID-19.

News 12 Staff

Apr 11, 2020, 3:43 PM

Updated 1,466 days ago

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Former Jersey City Councilwoman Viola Richardson has died from complications of COVID-19.
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Richardson served for more than a decade as a representative for both Ward F and at-large.
Richardson, who was also a retired police officer, served on the council for Ward F from 2001 to 2011, stepping down to take one of two at-large seats.
Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop, who served eight years with Richardson, called her a "champion for her ward and a champion for Jersey City."
 


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