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Esther L. Marks

Esther L. Marks, American metals company executive. Named Guardian of the Menorah B'nai B'rith, Youngstown, 1978; recipient B'nai B'rith Girls Alumda award, Washington, 1989, Woman of Valor award Jewish Federation, 1996.


  • Marks, Esther L. was born on October 3, 1927 in Canton, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Jacob and Ella (Wisman) Rosky.

  • Education

    • Student, Ohio State University, 1946. Student, Youngstown State University, 1947.


    • Vice president Steel City Iron & Metal, Inc., Youngstown, Ohio.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Judaism


    President Junior Hadassah, Youngstown, 1943-1945, Pioneer Women, Youngstown, 1951, Anshe Emeth Sisterhood, Youngstown, Broadway Theatre League, Youngstown, 1958, B'nai B'rith Women, Youngstown, 1962, District 2 B'nai B'rith Women, Cleveland, 1969-1970, Jewish Community Center, Youngstown, Youngstown Area Jewish Federation, 1988-1990. Vice president United Way, Youngstown, 1991, chairman, 1996. Graduate Leadership Youngstown, 1991.

    Board Akiva Academy Commission for Jewish Education, Temple El Emeth, Stambaugh Auditorium. Member LMV, Young Women’s Christian Association, Ohio History Society.



    Knitting, organizational work.


    • Married Irwin Alfred Marks, June 29, 1947. Children: Jules, Howard, Marilyn.
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    Born October 3, 1927
    Died August 7, 1998
    (aged 70)
    • 1946
      Ohio State University
    • 1947
      Youngstown State University