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Bercu, George D., 1886-1947

 Person

Biography

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:

Box 48, 1929-2002

 File — Box: B356.02.0048
Identifier: B356.02.0048
Scope and Contents

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).

Dates: 1929-2002

Correspondence, between 1904-1925

 File
Identifier: B356.02.0005.0003
Abstract

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.

Dates: between 1904-1925