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Leon Frank Strauss

Leon Frank Strauss, American stockbroker. Named One of United States of America's Best Stockbrokers, Money Magazine, 1987. With United States Army, 1944-1946. Member Chicago Audobon Society, Mid-Town Tennis Club, Art Institute Chicago.

Background

  • Strauss, Leon Frank was born on March 16, 1925 in St. Louis. Son of Herbert L. and Sadie (Schweizer) Strauss.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1948.

    Career

    • Senior vice president Rothschild Securities Corporation, Chicago, 1948-1979. 1st vice president Drexel Burnham Lambert, 1979-1989. Vice president Prudential Bache Securities, 1989-1991, retired, 1991.

      Market analyst Station WCIU-television, Chicago, since 1975.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1944-1946. Member Chicago Audobon Society, Mid-Town Tennis Club, Art Institute Chicago.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, skiing, bicycling, birding.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Litwin, December 7, 1951 (divorced 1964). Children: Lynn Strauss Albee, Ruth Stern, Barbara Levin. Married Katherine Ketterer, May 21, 1966.

      1 child, Mark.
    • father: Herbert L. Strauss
    • mother: Sadie (Schweizer) Strauss
    • spouses: Betty Litwin
    • Katherine Ketterer
    • children: Lynn Strauss Albee Strauss
    • Ruth Stern Strauss
    • Barbara Levin Strauss
    • Mark Strauss
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    Born March 16, 1925
    Nationality
    • 1948
      University Chicago
    • 1948 - 1979
      Senior, vice president Rothschild Securities Corporation
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1979 - 1989
      1st vice president, Drexel Burnham Lambert

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