The Photo Request has been fulfilled.

 
 Herbert Marcus, Sr

Herbert Marcus, Sr

Birth
Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 11 Dec 1950 (aged 72)
Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Burial Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA
Plot Kings SW, D-22-A, Mausoleum
Memorial ID 7317765 · View Source
Suggest Edits

Businessman. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he was educated at the Louisville public schools and left during high school due to financial reasons. At the age of 15, he moved to Hillsboro, Texas, where he found work as a janitor in a general store. In 1899 he moved to Dallas, to sell life insurance, and later changing to selling boys clothes, at the Sanger Brothers Department Store. He was later selling women's shoes and was promoted to to buyer for the boys department. After leaving Sanger Brothers, he went to join his brother-in-law, A.L. Neiman in Atlanta, Georgia, in a sales promotion. They were offered $25,000, fo there business and used the money to open up a store in Dallas. In 1907, his sister Carrie Marcus Neiman and her husband organized and became president of Neiman-Marcus Company, the first specialty store in the Northwest. In 1928 Marcus bought A.L. Neiman's interest. He later served as president and director of the Theodore Marcus Realty Company, Republican National Bank and Trust Company, and the Dallas Joint Land Bank. He also was a founder, director, and treasurer of the Southwestern Medical Foundation, a primary fund-raiser for the establishment of the Southern Methodist University, a trustee of the Hockaday School. He was a member of the executive committee of the Chamber of Commerce, director of the Dallas Art Association, and president of the Temple Emanuel, and a chief founder of the Southwestern division of the National Conference of Christians and Jews. Also an active member on the Welfare Board of the city of Dallas, Texas. He died in 1950.

Bio by: Peterborough K


Family Members

Parents
Spouse
Children

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

How famous was Herbert Marcus, Sr?

Current rating:

26 votes

Sign-in to cast your vote.

  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 31 Mar 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7317765
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Herbert Marcus, Sr (6 Sep 1878–11 Dec 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7317765, citing Sparkman Hillcrest Memorial Park, Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .