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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