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Retail company executive

Herbert Ira Wexler, American retail company executive.

Background

Wexler, Herbert Ira was born on September 6, 1916 in Newark. Son of Irving and Jeanette (Lesser) Wexler.

Education

Student, Rutgers University, 1941. Student Advanced Management Program, Harvard University, 1956.

Career

From stock boy to assistant buyer, L. Bamberger & Company, 1935-1947;from buyer appliances to senior vice president, Executive Committee, director, R.H. Macy & Company. New York City, 1947-1973;president, Chief Executive Officer, Chairman, Board Of Directors, Marcade Group Inc., New York City, 1973-1986;consultant, board directors, Marcade Group Inc., New York City, 1987-1997.

Membership

Vice chairman Greater New York county Boy Scouts American. Organizer, fundraiser Yale Grace New Haven Hospital. Member Governor Harriman's Committee to Investigate Fraud and Misrepresentation in Consumer Products.

Member of advisory county to board of trustees Greens Farms Academy, Westport, Connecticut. General chairman State of Israel Bond Drive, 1980, testimonial, 1978. General chairman New York Cmty.

Svc. Society; chairman New York section for fundraising Denver Jewish Hosp. Director Children's Blood Foundation New York Hospital Captain Army of the United States, 1941-1946. Member Harvard Club, Harmonie Club, Birchwood Country Club.

Connections

Married Elaine L. Ellis, October 10, 1948. Children: Susan, Peter, Toni.

father:
Irving Wexler

mother:
Jeanette (Lesser) Wexler

spouse:
Elaine L. Ellis

child:
Susan Wexler

child:
Peter Wexler

child:
Toni Wexler