Loeb (Löb), Ernest K., 1924-1972
- Existence: 10 July 1924 - 12 September 1972
Ernest Karl Loeb (Löb) (July 10, 1924 - September 12, 1972) was born in Darmstadt, Germany. He is the youngest son of Emil Loeb and Bella Levi Loeb. He escaped Nazi Germany in late 1939 with his family, arriving first in Central America and then the U.S. in early 1940. He and his parents settled in Cleveland with his brother, Frank, who had immigrated a year before. Ernest joined the U.S. Army and went back over to Germany to fight in WWII, where he was involved in the Nuremburg Trials. He was there from January 24, 1944 - Jan 31, 1946. Ernest received the Bronze Star for heroism in WWII on May 21, 1951. He married Dorothy Katz on August 22, 1948. The couple moved to Denver in 1965/1966 when Ernest was transferred by his employer. He went on to work as sales manager for Samsonite Corp, and was a member of Columbine Lodge 147, Rocky Mountain Consistory 1, and El Jebel Shrine. The couple had two sons, Laurence (born July 23, 1950), and Ronald (born August 10, 1953). He died in a Philadelphia hospital on September 12, 1972 after a short illness, and was buried in Cleveland, Ohio.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract File contains miscellaneous pictures of the Loeb family from around 1956 to around 1987. These pictures are from a separate file from the other files in this folder. These pictures show Larry and Ron as children, Larry and Ron with their parents Dorothy and Ernest, portraits of Dorothy, as well as severla pictures of unidentified people.
Abstract Collection contains family documents and material objects related to the Loeb Family. Many of these items relate directly to the Holocaust and WWII. Important items include German passports and IDs, documents relating firsthand accounts of WWII and the Holocaust, photographs from before, during, and after the war, including photographs of Ernest Loeb as a US soldier in Germany, Ernest Loeb's Bronze Star Medal, scrapbooks, early German school report cards, and Jewish books of scripture.
Abstract File contains folders of Loeb family pictures, and one large family photo that is not in a separate folder. Folders are organized by subject and date. Ernest, Dorothy, Ron, Larry, and his wife Gloria are pictured, as well as Larry and Gloria's daughters Elizabeth and Jaemi, and other unidentified family members.
Dates: circa 1960-1987
Abstract This is "The Holy Scriptures" book. The front of the book reads "The Holy Scriptures" and "Dorothy Anne Katz & Ernest Karl Loeb United In Marriage August 22nd 1948". The first page reads "The Holy Scriptures According to the Masoretic Text" "A New Translation" "With the Aid of Previous and with Constant Consultation of Jewish Authorities" and "Philadelphia Jewish Publication Society of America 5707-1947". There is also some Hebrew text as headings. In the middle of the book, there are...