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 Cyril Isaac Magnin

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Cyril Isaac Magnin

Birth
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Death 8 Jun 1988 (aged 88)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Portals of Eternity Mausoleum
Memorial ID 25013562 View Source
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Businessman, Philanthropist. A graduate of the University of California in Berkeley, Magnin's business career began when he went to work for the Joseph Magnin Co., the department store chain founded by and named after his father. By 1940, he was appointed president of the company and in 1952 he as appointed chairman of the board. Well known for his numerous philanthropic donations and fundraisers in San Francisco, he was appointed the city's first Chief of Protocol in 1964 and served as such until 1986. In addition, he also had roles in the movies "Foul Play" (1978), in which he played Pope Pius XIII, and "Maxie" (1985). For all of his contributions to the city, Magnin is commonly known as "Mr. San Francisco."


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  • Maintained by: Bernard Johnson
  • Originally Created by: G.Photographer
  • Added: 3 Mar 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 25013562
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/25013562/cyril-isaac-magnin : accessed ), memorial page for Cyril Isaac Magnin (6 Jul 1899–8 Jun 1988), Find a Grave Memorial ID 25013562, citing Hills of Eternity Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA ; Maintained by Bernard Johnson (contributor 575) .