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Marcus, L. Howard (Lewis Howard), 1919-1984

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1919-1984

biographical statement

Citation

UPB files, July 3, 2013: (born April 22, 1919; father Louis Marcus; mother Gertrude Levin Marcus; born in Salt Lake City, Utah; graduated from East High; attended Stanford University; graduated with economics degree, 1940; attended Harvard Graduate School of Business Administratio, 1940-1941; served in Salt Lake City branch of U. S. Office of Price Administration during World War II; served in San Francisco branch of U.S. Office of War Information in Psychological Warfare; vice president of R.T. Harris Advertising Agency after war; president of the Tower Theatre; active in theatre community like his father; married Wilma Ferderber on April 10, 1947; three sons Stephen, William, and Roger; civic and philanthropic leader; member of Utah Symphony Board of Trustees, 1948-1951; Salt Lake City Planning Committee in 1950s; vice chairman of commission from 1957 to 1961; chairmain of zoning subcommittee; chairman of Civic Belt Route Planning Committee; vice chairman of Salt Lake County Gravel Study committee; president of First Capital Corp. in 1963; active in personal investments; chairmain of Salt Lake City Aviary Commission; appoitned to Tracy Aviary Advisory Board; member of Congregation Kol Ami and B'nai B 'rith; chaiarman of Israel Bond Drive for Utah; trustee and treasurer for the Congregation B'nai Israel; active in National Hemophilia Foundation; trustee, member, and vice president of Utah chapter; president of Duckville Gun Club; president of Utah Skeet Shooting Association; member of the Holladay Gun Club; died February 13, 1984 in Salt Lake City, UT of heart complications; died age 64; preceeded in death by son Roger; referred to as L. Howard Marcus in newspapers and correspondence; called Howard by family and friends; occassionaly referred to as Louis or Louis Howard in personal letters)

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Collected materials, 1912-1984

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include newspaper clippings, theatre programs, and pamphlets collected by various family members. Newspaper clippings include news about the family weddings, and articles on Louis, Gertrude, and L. Howard Marcus. Contains materials in Danish. Dated 1912-1984.

Gertrude L. Marcus books, 1913-1955

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials include books belonging to Gertrude L. Marcus, including a telephone directory from the Winter of 1954-1955 for Salt Lake City and essays on raising children. One book is signed by the author. Dated 1913-1955.

Gertrude L. Marcus letters, daybooks, and other papers, 1907-1953

 Sub-Series — Box: 4
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Materials include personal and business letters received by and written by Gertrude L. Marcus, letters sent to her from soldiers during World War II, and daybooks which include excerpts from her own mother's diary. Dated 1907-1953.

Gertrude L. Marcus memorial resolutions, 1933-1936

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents Materials include memorial resolutions give to Gertrude L. Marcus on the death of her mother Jennie Levin in 1933, and her husband Louis Marcus in 1936. Dated 1933-1936.

Gertrude L. Marcus papers, 1907-1955

 Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include the personal and business letters, and collected papers of Gertrude L. Marcus. Included are her papers concerning her involvement with the Women's National Aeronautical Association (W.N.A.A.), incoming letters concerning familial news, and various daybooks. Dated 1907-1955.

Gertrude L. Marcus travel papers, 1937-1941

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Materials include letters, information brochures, receipts, and maps of the travels Gertrude L. Marcus took. Dated 1937-1941.

Gertrude L. Marcus Women's National Aeronautical Association papers, 1932-1938

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 2 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents Materials include letters, papers, and collected items, including newspaper clippings, magazines, and photographs, pertaining to the W.N.A.A. and other things aeronautical. Dated 1932-1938.

L. Howard Marcus books, approximately 1930-1976

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 3 Sub-Series 5
Scope and Contents Materials include books belonging to L. Howard Marcus. Some books are inscribe to Howard, and/or signed by the author. Dated approximately 1930-1976.

L. Howard Marcus business papers, 1940-1979

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Papers relating to L. Howard Marcus's employment and business interests, including various resumes, and his employment application to work for the government during World War II. Dated 1940-1979.

L. Howard Marcus letters, approximately 1930-1959

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS 3775 Series 3 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents Personal letters kept by L. Howard Marcus, including letters written to his mother. Contains material in French. Dated approximately 1930-1959.