Weil, William M., 1918-2002
William M. Weil was born in Cleveland, Ohio on January 8, 1918 and earned a BA at Case Western Reserve. He was a distant cousin of Hannah and Jack Levy, the owners of the Fashion Bar stores. He began as a salesman in 1952 and became president of Fashion Bar Stores in 1968. His job at Fashion Bar was kept open for him while he served in the U.S. military from 1943-1946. William Weil retired from Fashion Bar in 1973 and died on May 24, 2002.
Citation Not found in LCNAF or VIAF. mmata 2016-11-16 Sources: https://www.immigrantentrepreneurship.org/entry.php?rec=268 (article by Jeanne Abrams (2016). Obituaries.
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Bill Weil and Hannah Levy pose together on a hill overlooking Florence, Italy. A bridal couple can be seen posing with their photographer in the background.
Dates: between 1940-1960
File — Box: B097.04.0006
Overview (7) file folders include: photographs of Fashion Bar buildings, events, logo images, employees, and Hannah and Jack Levy. Photos of trips to Hong Kong, Italy and Israel with Golda Meir. Also a photo with May D and F visible.
Overview Siblings Hannah, Jack and Edward Levy immigrated to America in the 1920s. Jack Levy came to America in 1923, headed to Denver, and began working at his uncle's business, Hilb and Company. Edward Levy reached Denver in 1925 and also started working for Hilb and Company, eventually becoming the president. After working in New York City for 20 months at menial jobs, Hannah moved to Denver in the fall of 1927. Jack started as a traveling salesman for the Hilb company and Hannah as a shop-girl at...
Dates: 1938-1993; Coverage: 1900-1993