First Mayor Anton “Tony” Borse

Stop by the Village Hall and pick up your copy of the 50th Anniversary booklet Commemorate. and Celebrate. It’s hard to imagine, but 50 years ago the Village Board met in the Borse’s basement and Mrs. Borse (Florence) served as the assistant village clerk. In 1985 The Doings published Donna Farina’s interview with Mr. Borse for Willowbrooks’s 25th anniversary.

Borse, the village’s founding father

Mr. Borse was the President of Borse Plastics which was one of the Village’s
largest employers. In 1984, he was awarded Willowbrook’s Citizen of the Year award. For more information about Mr. Borse’s contributions, read Village Mourns Death of Founding President from the Village of Willowbrook ‘s March/April 1994 newsletter.

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