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Loeb (Löb), Ernest K., 1924-1972

 Person

Dates

  • 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 3 Collections and/or Records:

Loeb Family, 1956-1987

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0009.0009
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.
Dates: 1956-1987

Loeb Family Photographs, circa 1960-1987

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0009
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

Loeb Family Photographs, circa 1920-circa 1939

 File
Identifier: B407.01.0001.0007
Abstract File contains seventeen (17) photographs from around 1920 to around 1939. Portraits include Heinrich Levi, Emil Loeb, Frank and Ernest Loeb as young children, as well as several unidentified people. Photographs also show Emil Loeb's storefront, a schoolgroup in 1930, and Heinrich Levi's grave covered with flowers.
Dates: circa 1920-circa 1939