Elsie Hillman


Elsie Hillman is a prominent philanthropist and Republican figure in Pennsylvania. Her husband Henry Hillman is the richest man in Pittsburgh and their foundation, the Hillman Foundation, is one of the most important foundations in the city. As a major donor and advocate, she helped elect every successful state-wide Republican win election in Pennsylvania for 30 years. In 2002, she was named to the PoliticsPA list of "Sy Snyder's Power 50." In 2003, she was named to the PoliticsPA "Power 50" list. She was named to the PoliticsPA list of "Pennsylvania's Most Politically Powerful Women." In 2010, Politics Magazine named her one of the most influential Republicans in Pennsylvania, calling her the "grand dame of big tent Republican politics."  ( Wikipedia article )


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Westminster Choir College
The Ellis School
Ethel Walker School

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