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 Jerry Giesler

Jerry Giesler

Birth
Wilton, Muscatine County, Iowa, USA
Death 1 Jan 1962 (aged 75)
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Great mausoleum, Sanctuary of Benediction, Crypt 5411
Memorial ID 10114 · View Source
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Criminal Defense Lawyer. Born Harold Lee Giesler in Iowa, he was admitted to the bar in 1910 and opened a law practice Los Angeles, California. By the 1920s, he was acclaimed as one of the top high profile criminal attorneys for defending Hollywood directors, actors, actresses and gangster figures. His long list of clients included director Busby Berkeley, actors Charlie Chaplin, Errol Flynn, Robert Mitchum, actresses Lana Turner, Marilyne Monroe and gangster Bugsy Siegel. He was the first president of the Criminal Courts Bar Association in Los Angeles.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 24 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10114
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jerry Giesler (2 Nov 1886–1 Jan 1962), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10114, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .