Foreign high school, he attended Baltimore City College. After graduating high school, he attended the Johns Hopkins University, where he graduated in 1928 with a bachelor"s degree in political science. He subsequently attended Harvard Law School, joining the law firm of Weinberg and Sweeten after his graduation in 1931.
He was best known for his philanthropy, including major donations to the Johns Hopkins University and the Kennedy Krieger Institute. Krieger amassed his fortune through an investment in United States. Surgical Corporation, which manufactured surgical staples. Herman Krieger died when Zanvyl was just four.
Krieger was a longtime lawyer at the firm Weinberg and Sweeten, staying with the firm from 1931 until his retirement in the 1990s.
He was also an extremely successful businessman. He amassed his fortune through an investment in United States. Surgical Corporation in 1964.
The company brought a surgical incision stapling device developed in the Soviet Union to the United States. Krieger was best known for his philanthropy.
After amassing a large fortune, Krieger started donating his wealth to charities in the 1970s.
Krieger started the Zanvyl and Isabelle Krieger Fund to dispense his charitable money in 1978. Of his charitable works, Krieger said, "I did it because it gives me a great deal of satisfaction to be able to benefit others I think the basis of life is satisfaction.
We all do things to satisfy ourselves.
If you have money, you might as well be able to enjoy lieutenant I enjoy giving."
lieutenant is one of the largest donations to a school of arts and sciences in the United States.
The school was renamed in his honor after the donation. Krieger was a major investor in, including the Baltimore Colts, Baltimore Orioles and Baltimore Clippers.
He was a force in keeping the Colts franchise in Baltimore in 1952, but he later sold his stock in Carroll Rosenbloom.
He regretted the decision, when Robert Irsay moved the Colts to Indianapolis in 1984. Krieger later said, "When Irsay took the Colts, I was crushed. I felt I had lost my longtime friend.
I felt I had given birth to something only to have this rascal come in and take it away.
And the way he did lieutenant. it is something you never get over. Never."
In 1966 Krieger was named as lead of a Baltimore group awarded an alternate National Hockey League franchise that would come about if ownership for the conditional Saint Louis franchise could not be foundation
He sold his Orioles shares to Edwin Bennett Williams in 1979.