Nov. 23, 1995
NEW YORK (AP) _ Mary Beame, wife of former Mayor Abraham D. Beame, died Wednesday. She was 88.
During the 1950s, Mrs. Beame was secretary of the Madison Club, the Democratic club in Brooklyn where Beame was a captain.
Beame, 89, was elected mayor in 1973 and served through 1977, when he lost to Edward I. Koch.