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Charles Martin Isaac, American realtor. Decorated Purple Heart; recipient certificate of Merit; John N. van der Vries award Northwestern University; award American Trade Association Executives.


Isaac, Charles Martin was born on January 11, 1896 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Michael Jackson and Violet (Francis) Behr.


Legally adopted son of William J. and Mary (Griffiths) I. Bachelor of Arts, George Washington University, m. Gula Louise Welsh, March 1, 1920;Engaged in retail business, 1922-1934.

President, executive manager Canton (Ohio) Retail Merchants. Board, 1934-1942; executive assistant to president American Retail Federation, Washington, 1942-1944. Manager domestic distribution department Chamber of Commerce United States, 1944-1951.

Executive vice president Retail Jewelers of America, New York City, 1951-1960. President Behr Enterprises, Inc. 1960-1969; associate Joseph T. Roy Realty, Inc., Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 1969-1970, Louis M. Jenkins, from 1970.

Lecturer distribution Northwestern University, 1943, Yale, 1946, University of Pennsylvania, 1946, New York University, 1958.


Engaged in retail bus. Assistant to pres; president Behr Enterprises, Inc. 1960-1969; general SOS, United States Army, World War I.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor trade journals.


Member National Distribution Council, 1944-1952. Chairman advancement committee McKinley chapter Boy Scouts American, (canton). Board of directors Chamber of Commerce, American Red Cross, Travelers Aid Society, Community Fund.

Served as; Member Artus, Sigma Chi, Alpha Kappa Psi. Rotarian,; Clubs: University (Washington and New York City).


Michael Jackson Behr

Violet (Francis) Behr