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Nate S. Shapero

business executive.

Nate S. Shapero, business executive.


Shapero, Nate S. was born on September 27, 1892 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Samuel and Augusta (Metzger) Shapero.


Graduate in Pharmacy, Ferris Institute, Big Rapids, Michigan, 1921, Doctor of Laws, 1944.


Proprietor, Economics Drug. Store, Detroit, 1918. President Cunningham Drug Stores, Inc.

(merged with Economics Drug Stores), Detroit, 1930-1957, Chairman of the Board, 1957-1968. Chairman of the Board Marshall Drug Company (50 stores), Cleveland. Director National Bank Detroit.

Past president Michigan Welfare Commission, Sinai Hospital, Detroit. Vice president Greater Detroit Hospital Fund. Vice chairman S.E. Michigan div.

American Cancer Society. Member Michigan Crippled Children Commission. Executive Committee National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis.

Past president Chaim Weitzman Chemical Research Foundation, Rehoveth, Israel. Dollar a year man United States Treasury Department, nat. chairman multiple stores section for sale of war bonds and stamps, member of the Board of Governors War Chest of Metropolitan Detroit, World World War World War II Trustee Detroit Institute Technology. Advisory board of trustees U. Detroit.

Board directors Ferris Institute, Detroit Community Fund, Boy Scouts American, Detroit Convention and Tourist Bureau, Boys Clubs Detroit, Detroit Symphony Association, United Fund, Detroit Board Commerce.


Member Michigan Crippled Children Commission. Served as chief pharmacist’s mate United States Navy Reserve, World War I. Member United States Navy Advisory League, National Association Chain Drug Stores (past president), Institute Distribution (vice president), Mich Chain Stores Bureau (chairman), Detroit Round Table Caths., Jews and Protestants (Executive Committee), Jewish Hospital Association, Jewish Welfare Federation (Board of Governors).

Clubs: Palm Beach Country.


Married Ruth Bernstein, January 27, 1924. Children: Ray A., Marianne.

Samuel Shapero

Augusta (Metzger) Shapero

Ruth Bernstein

Ray A. Shapero

Marianne Shapero