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Weil, William M., 1918-2002

 Person

Citation

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:

Bill Weil, between 1950-1970

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0008.00088
Overview Bill Weil sits at his desk wearing a pinstriped suit.
Dates: between 1950-1970

Bill Weil, between 1950-1970

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0008.00089
Overview Bill Weil sits at his desk wearing a pinstriped suit.
Dates: between 1950-1970

Bill Weil, between 1960-1970

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0051.00079
Overview Formal studio portrait of Bill Weil, manager of Fashion Bar.
Dates: between 1960-1970

Bill Weil, between 1940-1960

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0051.00080
Overview Formal studio portrait of Bill Weil, manager of Fashion Bar.
Dates: between 1940-1960

Bill Weil, between 1940-1960

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0051.00081
Overview Formal studio portrait of Bill Weil, manager of Fashion Bar.
Dates: between 1940-1960

Bill Weil, between 1970-1990

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0051.00082
Overview Formal studio portrait of Bill Weil, manager of Fashion Bar.
Dates: between 1970-1990

Bill Weil, between 1980-2002

 Item
Identifier: B063.08.0051.00083
Overview Formal studio portrait of Bill Weil, manager of Fashion Bar.
Dates: between 1980-2002

Bill Weil and Hannah Levy, between 1940-1960

 Item
Identifier: B063.05.0052.00068
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

Box 6, 1938-1993

 File — Box: B097.04.0006
Identifier: 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.
Dates: 1938-1993

Fashion Bar and Levy Family Papers

 Collection
Identifier: B097
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