Respondent
Aaron, Marcus Lester
Interview Date
1975
Abstract
Aaron, Marcus L., a local industrialist who worked in his family's china manufacturing business and served as president, Rodef Shalom Temple; year of birth, 1900;
[T1S1] family history, mother's ancestors came to Pittsburgh from Baltimore, paternal grandfather from Poland, paternal grandmother from Bavaria; grandfather in mercantile business; parents' education, University of Pittsburgh and Vassar College; family's involvement with Rodef Shalom Temple, father, board member, vice president, president, and honorary president of Rodef Shalom; mother in National League of Girl's Clubs and National Council of Jewish Women;
[T1S2] list of siblings; graduate, Peabody High School, Princeton University, and Harvard Law School; work in family business since 1923, headquartered in Newell, WV; recollections of family life; interest in music; athletic interests; travels in Europe and United States; mentions Mayer, Rabbi Lippman, Levy, Rabbi J. Leonard.
Subjects
Business; Industries; Levy, J. Leonard (Joseph Leonard), 1865-1917 ; Mayer, Lippman; Synagogues; Rodef Shalom Congregation (Pittsburgh, Pa.); Synagogues
Birth Date
1900
City
Pittsburgh, PA
Work
Homer Laughlin China
Residence
Bloomfield; Squirrel Hill; Inverness St.
Occupation (father)
Owner, Homer Laughlin China
Length (hours)
1
Interviewer1
Frumerman, Marcia
Interviewer2
Langer, Elinor
Collateral Materials
Box 99 FF 15
Identifier
ais196440.002
Rights
All rights reserved. University of Pittsburgh