John Daniel Hertz Jr.

John Daniel Hertz Jr.

Birth
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Death 9 May 1968 (aged 60)
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Cremated, Specifically: Ashes scattered in the Gulf Stream by his friends.
Memorial ID 210253379 · View Source
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Yachtsman, Businessman. John D. Hertz Jr. son of the found of Hertz Rent A Car and Yellow Cab Co. (Originally named Leonard) John married actress Myrna Loy in 1942 but this marriage ended in Divorce. In 1952 his 72 foot yacht the Ticonderoga set a record 31 hours, 36 Minutes, 15 Seconds from St Petersburg, Florida to Havana Cuba. John Jr. also won the Walter Sullivan Trophy in 1953.Per Betty Tierney on WikiTree:

John Jr. "Worked as an advertizing executive for years. Had a mansion and large sailing ship in Miami, FLorida. In the early 1960s, he suffered from a heart condition."


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  • Created by: Bobby Kelley
  • Added: 19 May 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 210253379
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Daniel Hertz Jr. (9 Feb 1908–9 May 1968), Find a Grave Memorial no. 210253379, ; Maintained by Bobby Kelley (contributor 46959922) Cremated, who reports a Ashes scattered in the Gulf Stream by his friends..