Dawn Zimmer

#156170
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
16, 1968
Birthplace
Maryland
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
16, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Maryland

About

Democratic politician and thirty-eighth Mayor of Hoboken, New Jersey. While serving as Hoboken City Council President in 2009, she was defeated by Peter Cammarano in the mayoral election; however, she became acting Mayor upon Cammarano's resignation on charges of corruption.

Before Fame

After studying history at the University of New Hampshire, she briefly worked in Japan as an English teacher.

Trivia

Before becoming Mayor, she was active in such Hoboken civic organizations as the Southwest Parks Coalition, the Kaplan Cooperative Preschool, and the Elysian Charter School PTO.

Family Life

Born in Maryland and raised in New Hampshire, she later settled in New Jersey. Her marriage to business executive Stan Grossbard resulted in two children.

Associated With

In 2014, she alleged that fellow New Jersey politician Chris Christie and his administration had, as part of a shady political maneuver, refused to provide relief funds to Hoboken in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.