Hank Cisco, 96, Norristown’s goodwill ambassador, dies

Jan 16, 2020 100

BY: Robert Moran

Hank Cisco, 96, the longtime honorary ambassador of Norristown and cheerleader of most everything that was connected to the Montgomery County municipality, died Tuesday, Jan. 14. For three decades, Mr. Cisco was host of The Hank Cisco Show, a cable-access program recorded at Norristown Area High School.

Before that, he was a Norristown police officer and a Montgomery County detective. In the 1980s, he launched a fundraising campaign to build a monument to Christopher Columbus at Elmwood Park. “I was always so proud to say, ‘I’m from Norristown,’” he said in a 2019 Inquirer article.

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