Oral History Center - UC Berkeley Library

Laurence E. Myers: President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1986-1988

Interviewee(s):
Myers, Laurence E.
Interviewer(s):
Glaser, Eleanor
Title:
Laurence E. Myers: President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1986-1988
Abstract:
Family background, Scranton, PA; Waco Scaffolding Co.; to San Francisco, 1952, marriage to Eleanor Orwitz; presidencies: American Jewish Congress and Experience Reserve Bank, San Francisco Community Center, 1972-1975, Jewish Home for the Aged, 1974-1975, Bureau of Jewish Education, 1984; Drome Associates and Menorah Park, 1975; responsibilities and issues as president, San Francisco-based Jewish Community Federation, 1986-1988; Council of Jewish Federations, 1990 General Assembly; thoughts on Israel.
Subject area(s):
Community and Identity
Advocacy and Philanthropy
Interview date(s):
1992
Project:
Community and Identity - Individual Interviews
Oskicat record:
b11012567
Rights:
Myers, Laurence E. "Laurence E. Myers: President, Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties, 1986-1988." Interview by Eleanor Glaser in 1992. Oral History Center, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 1993.