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Metals company executive

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.

Background

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, 1945-1946; student, Youngstown State University, 1946-1947.

Career

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

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: knitting, organizational work.

Connections

Married Irwin Alfred Marks, June 29, 1947. Children: Jules, Howard, Marilyn.

father:
Jacob Rosky

mother:
Ella (Wisman) Rosky

spouse:
Irwin Alfred Marks

child:
Jules Marks

child:
Howard Marks

child:
Marilyn Marks