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Arthur Israel ’36

Arthur S. Israel ’36, November 28, 1996, in Los Angeles, California. He served as a major in the U.S. Army during World War II, and then began a career publishing an entertainment guide in Portland. In the ’50s, he moved to Los Angeles to begin a career in real estate, where he built up a successful real estate brokerage and development company. In 1980, he joined the law firm of Lon B. Isaacson Associates, a prominent Los Angeles bankruptcy, corporate reorganization, and tax fraud defense law firm. He worked as a real estate brokerage and transaction manager for the firm until his retirement 15 years later. He was active in philanthropic endeavors in the Los Angeles Area and with his temple. Survivors include his wife, two sons, and a daughter.

Appeared in Reed magazine: November 1997

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