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Irvin Morris Shlenker, American banker. Recipient Brotherhood citation National Conference Christians and Jews, 1957. Member War Production Board, World World War World War II President United Fund Houston and Harris County, 1964-1971, Jewish Institute Medical; Member American Bankers Association, Zeta Beta Tau.

Background

Shlenker, Irvin Morris was born on April 12, 1905 in Natchez, Mississippi, United States. Son of Simon and Hannah (Wexler) Shlenker.

Education

Student Louisiana State University.

Career

Secretary-treasurer F. Strauss & Son, Inc., wholesale grocers, Monroe, Louisiana, 1927-1937. President Gulftex Drug Company, Houston, 1937-1950, Terratex Corporation, real estate and investments, Houston, 1937-1950, Gulf Inland Corporation, real estate and investments, Houston, 1937-1950. Vice chairman Houston National Bank.

Chairman of the Board International Bank, Houston, 1962-1971. Director Highlands State Bank (Texas).

Membership

Member War Production Board, World World War World War II President United Fund Houston and Harris County, 1964-1971, Jewish Institute Medical. Member American Bankers Association, Zeta Beta Tau. Clubs: Petroleum, Houston, Westwood Country (past president) (Houston).

Connections

Married Bertha Alyce Masur, December 30, 1934. Children: Sidney Leo, Gay (Mistress.

father:
Simon Shlenker

mother:
Hannah (Wexler) Shlenker

spouse:
Bertha Alyce Masur

children:
Sidney Leo Shlenker

Gay (Mrs Shlenker