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Business/Industry

Evelyn "Bobbi" Trout (W'26) Founder/Owner Aviation Supply Company. She became one of the early pioneers of female aviation, competing in the first cross-country air race for women, and four times breaking the world endurance record for flying between the years 1929-1931. She was the fifth woman in the nation to earn a pilot's license, and the first women to have her plane refueled in mid-air. She was the first woman to receive the prestigous Aero Club Howard Hughes Memorial Award.

 

Percy Solotoy (S'26) President, Brown-Saltman Furniture Company

 

David Fox (S'27) Executive Alfred Hart Corp. Wholesale Liquor

 

Norman Granz (S'35) Art Dealer in Europe and United States Sold paintings in Englandin the million dollar class

 

Adolph Koven (S'35) Nationally known Labor Relations Arbitrator Served as arbitrator for Southern California Rapid Transit Strike.

 

Ray Neiditch (S'36) President, Rainbow Development Company, Inc.

 

Jules Blatt (S'37) Executive, Sleep E-Z Mattress Company

 

Sam Hambarian (W'37) Executive & Operator, Orange County rubbish plant

 

Manny Zellman (W'38) Owner, Zellman Clothing in Boyle Heights Last remaining Jewish owned business on Brooklyn Avenue/Avenida Cesar Chavez

 

Paul Bannai (S'38) Realtor, President Gardena Board of Realtors

 

Sam Feedman (S'38) & Becky Beckerman (W'55) Owners, Topanga Canyon Bookstores

 

Edward Sarnoff (W'38) Owner of Sarnoff Court Reporters

 

George Coutin (S'39) Owner, Angelus Sheet Metal & Plumbing Supply

 

Paul Kodimer (S'39) President, ABC Market Company, President, Southern California Grocers Association

 

Marty Koss (S'39) & Al Koss (W'44 Owners, Piece O'Pizza Restaurants)

 

Dave Shonholtz (S'39) Executive, Shonholtz & Sons.Jewelers

 

Sam Aberbom (S'41) Nursery Owner, Pres., San Fernando Valley, Nurserymen's Assn.

 

Stanley Adler (S'43) President, S & A Industries (Shoe Stores)

 

Frank Casado (W'43) Owner, Lucy's El Adobe Restaurant on Melrose Avenue

 

Jake Farber (S'43) Vice-Pres. of Alpert & Alpert Iron & Metal, Inc. Vice-President of National Association of Recycling Industries

 

Lane Nakano (S'43) Vice-Pres. of Air Flow Aluminum Awning (Gardena)

 

Lyle Nakano (S'43) Proprietor "Imperial Gardens" Restaurant (Hollywood)

 

Harold Williams (W'44) Business Educator Dean of Business & Management School, UCLA. Head of So. Ca1if. Securities Exchange Commission. Served on Los Angeles Conservation & Energy Commission under Mayor Bradley. Director & Chairman Emeritus, Getty Museum.

 

Geri (Santillanes) Hall (W"45) Owner, Golden Rule Real Estate (Northridge)

 

Manuel S. Weiss (W'45) Pres., Russell Heating & Air Conditioning (Van Nuys)

 

Sol Grossman (S'45) Pres., Western Periodical Company (North Hollywood) First firm to use computers for indexing

 

Roy Raskin (S'45) Director, of Franchise Services, Dig Buy Restaurants

 

Jerome Snyder (S'48) Builder, including Wilshire Boulevard Courtyard

 

Ed Stein (W’50) General Manager, Bunker Hill Towers

 

Seymour Glabman (W'51) Owner, Glabman's Furniture

 

Ed Busch (S'51) Owners, DELIMEAT (largest Delicatessan in

 

Jay Blumenfield (S'52) San Gabriel Valley)

 

Donald (Tokowitz) Sterling (W'52) Real Estate Developer (Beverly Hills & vicinity) Owner, Los Angeles Clippers Basketball Team

 

Compiled September 1996 

by Al Vener & Bill Peck

Amended by Fred Santisteban 2001