Bercu, George D., 1886-1947
George D. Bercu was born in Romania on September 21, 1886 and died in California on April 8, 1947. He married Olive Mistachkin in September 1916 after the families arranged the marriage. Olive was in the theatre before her marriage. In Douglas, Wyoming George Bercu started the Chicago Hide, Fur, and Wool Company and also was President of the Reliance Oil Company.
Citation:The information about his birth and death dates came from the California Death Index and census records on Ancestry.com.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Contains scrapbook (1930s and 1940s); Harold (Bob) Bercu photograph and correspondence (circa 1945); Norman Mistachkin (1935); George Bercu photograph (circa 1925); pencil drawing of Dorothy Bercu (2002) and George Bercu Masonic documents (1929).
The file contains three letters in English and two in English. Two of the Yiddish letters are on Don Bercu and Sons and one letter is on letterhead for M. L. Friedmann, Grossrabiner from Romania. On the back of the Friedmann letter is hand-written in English "Children: You can have breakfast downstairs and I will be back about 8 or 8:30 for you, Daddy." Two letters are written from George Bercu to Olive Bercu in 1916.