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Leon Ferber Thorpe

Leon Ferber Thorpe, American real estate investment company executive. Member committee university resources Harvard University, Cambridge, 1983-1985; board directors Chatham College, Pittsburgh, 1985-1988, investment committee United Jewish Federation Western Pennsylvania, since 1992; member visiting committee College of Harvard University, 1987-1992. Member National Parking Association (board directors 1978-1982, 91-92).

Background

  • Thorpe, Leon Ferber was born on May 29, 1940 in Pittsburgh. Son of Benjamin and Freda (Ferber) Thorpe.

  • Education

    • AB, Harvard University, 1961. Bachelor of Laws, Harvard University, 1964.

    Career

    • Vice president B. Thorpe & Company, Pittsburgh, 1966-1969. President Leon Thorpe Realty Company, from 1969, Thor Parking Corporation, Pittsburgh, from 1992.

    Membership

    Member committee university resources Harvard University, Cambridge, 1983-1985. Board directors Chatham College, Pittsburgh, 1985-1988, investment committee United Jewish Federation Western Pennsylvania, since 1992. Member visiting committee College of Harvard University, 1987-1992.

    Member National Parking Association (board directors 1978-1982, 91-92).

    Personality

    Interests

    Exercise, travel, piano, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Suzanne Rosenthal (divorced 1972). Children: Joshua Ferber, David Lewis. Married Robin C. Thorpe, 1995.
    • father: Benjamin Thorpe
    • mother: Freda (Ferber) Thorpe
    • spouses: Suzanne Rosenthal
    • Robin C. Thorpe
    • children: Joshua Ferber Thorpe
    • David Lewis Thorpe
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    Born May 29, 1940
    Died November 7, 2006
    (aged 66)
    Nationality
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1964
      Harvard University
    • 1966 - 1969
      Vice president, B. Thorpe & Company
      Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States