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Madam of San Francisco, Mayor of Sausalito: The wild life of one of Marin County’s most devoted civil servants

Sally Stanford may have hoped to escape her past as a San Francisco brothel madam from the late 1920s to the late 1940s when she became Sausalito’s mayor at age 72 in 1976, but she couldn’t. Even though she’d “reinvented herself as something else,” observes Jerry Taylor, president of the Sausalito Historical Society, “there were […]