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Frances "Fannie" Kesner Hertz
Birth: Jan. 25, 1881
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Feb. 4, 1963
Miami Beach
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA

Wife of John D. Hertz. She was a member of a well-to-do Chicago family, and she married John D. Hertz on July 15, 1903. The marriage proved to be an enduring and happy one. They had three children: the late Leona Hertz Saks, the eldest; the late John Hertz, Jr., a former advertising executive; and the late Helen Hertz Hexter. Frannie Hertz always supported and was hand in hand with many of her husband's business intrests, while caring for their family. She was listed as owner of 2 Kentucky Derby winners- Reigh Count and Count Fleet. Count Fleet went onto win horse racing's Triple Crown. There is a foundation in her and her husbands name that carries on their works today. There is no birth or death information available for Frannie Hertz at this time. 
Family links: 
  Louis Kesner (____ - 1947)
  Sarah Kesner (____ - 1927)
  John Daniel Hertz (1879 - 1961)
  Helen Elizabeth Hertz Hexter (1910 - 1986)*
*Calculated relationship
Specifically: Location of her body is unknown.
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Record added: Jul 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7657146
Frances Fannie <i>Kesner</i> Hertz
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Frances Fannie <i>Kesner</i> Hertz
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Frances Fannie <i>Kesner</i> Hertz
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Chicago Tribune 2/5/l963: Mrs. Fanny Kesner Hertz, widow of John D. Hertz.... died yesterday in Miami Beach. Mrs. Hertz's husband founded Yellow Cab Co., developed Hertz-Rent-a- Car, & (they) owned one of America's leading racing stables. Services will be...(Read more)
- A.G.P.
 Added: Feb. 27, 2016
Burial: either Woodlawn Cemetery Bronx, Bronx County, New York, OR Rosehille Cemetery in Chicago, Illinois. Rest In Peace
- A.G.P.
 Added: Feb. 22, 2016

- Lorraine Blake
 Added: Dec. 27, 2006
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