illustration of Fiorello H. LaGuardia
Fiorello H. LaGuardia stamp art, 1972

Illustrator: Robert Geissmann

Fiorello H. LaGuardia served three terms as mayor of New York City. He reorganized the powerful Tammany Hall political machine and balanced the city’s budget. He focused on municipal beautification and civil construction projects like the airport that later was to bear his name.

Courtesy United States Postal Service, Postmaster General's Collection