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city councilman , Foundation administrator

Joel Wachs, American former city councilman, foundation administrator. Member California Bar Association.


Wachs, Joel was born on March 1, 1939 in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States.


Graduate with honors, University of California at Los Angeles. Juris Doctor, Harvard University, 1964. Master of Arts, New York University.


City councilman, Los Angeles, 1971—2001. Council president, president pro tempore, chairman revenue and taxation. Member government operations, intergovernmental relations committees, 1998.

Member government efficiency committee, 1998. Acting mayor, 1998; lecturer University Southern California Law Center, 1999. Member intergovernmental relations committees.

Vice-chairman transportation committees. Chairman government efficiency committees. President Andy Warhol Foundation, New York City, since 2002.


Member California Bar Association.