Carmen H. Warschaw, a prominent Democratic Party figure in Los Angeles and California for decades who was also a generous donor to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and USC, has died. She was 95.
Warschaw died Nov. 6 of natural causes at Cedars-Sinai in Los Angeles, her daughter Hope Warschaw said.
A lifelong, often fiercely partisan Democrat, Warschaw died on election day but had made certain she could take part in her final election by casting an absentee ballot the previous week. "She would have just hated to miss it," her daughter said.
Warschaw, who was the Democratic Party's Southern California chairwoman in the mid-1960s, was a powerful force in Democratic...