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Herbert Fleishhacker

Born: 2-Nov-1872
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Died: 1957
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: San Francisco banking magnate

President of the London and Paris National Bank in San Francisco. Fleishhacker advocated privatization of water and electricity, something William Randolph Hearst's newspapers opposed until Fleishhacker made him a substantial loan.

Founded the San Francisco Zoo and oversaw the construction of the largest saltwater swimming pool in the world, Fleishhacker Pool. Built in 1924, it remained in operation until 1971.

Father: Aaron Fleishhacker (store proprietor, b. 1820)
Mother: Delia Stern Fleishhacker
Sister: Carrie Schwabacher
Sister: Emma Rosenbaum
Brother: Mortimer Fleishhacker (president, Great Western Power Company)
Sister: Belle Claire Scheeline
Sister: Blanche Wolf



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