Leon Sloss, Jr.

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Leon Sloss, Jr.

Birthplace: San Francisco, CA, United States
Death: December 17, 1947 (49)
San Francisco, CA, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Leon Sloss, Sr. and Bertha Sloss
Husband of Eleanor Belle Sloss
Father of Leon Sloss, III; Private; Peter Fleischacker Sloss and Nancy L Sloss
Brother of Louise B. Ackerman and Louis Sloss, Jr.

Managed by: Judith Berlowitz
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About Leon Sloss, Jr.

18 Dec 1947 SF Chronicle, p. 3

Businessman Dies at 50

Leon Sloss Jr., Automobile Dealer=

Leon Sloss Jr., San Francisco auto dealer and a member of a pioneer California family, died suddenly yesterday. He was 50.

Mr. Sloss, whose home is in Woodside, was spending the night at the home of his father-in-law, Mortimer Fleishhacker, 2419 Pacific avenue. He was found dead in his bedroom yesterday morning.

Family friends said he had been under a doctor’s care for heart trouble.

Mr. Sloss, son of Leon Sloss, pioneer California financier, was a Stanford graduate in the class of 1920. At the time of his death he was serving his second term as president of the Stanford Alumni Association.

He served 14 years as vice president of the Anglo-California Bank. He resigned this position in 1939 to go into the auto business with J. L. Glikbarg.

Mr. Sloss wedding to Eleanor Fleishhacker in 1925 was one of the big society events of the year.

He was active in Community Chest activities and a member of the Family Club.

Mr. Sloss is survived by his wife, Eleanor; three children, Leon III, Nancy, at present studying at Bryn Mawr, and Peter, studying in Vermont; his mother, Mrs. Leon Sloss Sr.; a brother Louis, and a sister, Mrs. Lloyd Ackerman.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. today (Thursday) at the Emanu El Mausoleum Chapel, Home of Peace Cemetery.

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Leon Sloss, Jr.'s Timeline

September 23, 1898
San Francisco, CA, United States
May 25, 1926
San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States
CA, United States
May 17, 1932
San Francisco, CA, United States
December 17, 1947
Age 49
San Francisco, CA, United States