Herbert Obit San Mateo Times

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Herbert Obit San Mateo Times - Philanthropist Succumbs At Herbert Fleishhacker...
Philanthropist Succumbs At Herbert Fleishhacker Sr., Atherton Atherton and San Francisco financial financial genius and philanthropist, who donated funds for the famed Fleishhacker Zoo in San Francisco died today of a heart attack in his St. Francis hotel suit. He was 84. The long-time financial leader, who piled success upon success during the early 1900's and then t e Russian a Light Voting In Municipal Election Here San Mateo voters showed a preference for staying home today today as record light balloting was indicated at the city's 69 consolidated consolidated precincts. A spot check of individual polling places showed only 10 to 38 voters had cs-:t their ballots by noon, in precinct registrations of from 200 to 500. Some observers feel the apa- th»'··- '-I'-'ng '"ustrates general satisfaction with the conduct of municipal affairs. They voiced opinion this means the incumbents incumbents apparently have the edge. The incumbents are Mayor Edward Edward J. Reilly and Councilmen Carrol Speers and Virtor G. Binsacca. In Baywood the Duffy residence residence precinct .at 245 Pavrott drive, reported a total of 33 votes cast out of a possible 400. One election official commented in surprise, "For the first time since I've been on an election board, which is a number of "ears. T foi'nd no one waiting at the polls when we arrived at 7 o'clock this morning. The first vote wasn't cast until 7:30." The Clark garage, in Parrott Park at 26 West Fifth avenue, also recorded only 31 out of 525 ballots had bee;A cast. Heaviest vote was indicated in the Hayward park area where the Hamann residence poll at 151 Eleventh avenue registered 48 votes out of 500, and an election official there said it was "slightly heavier" than the vote cast two years ago. A spot check indicated the same reaction in the central business district where the city hall precinct precinct listed 15 votes were cast out of a possible 400 by 11 a.m. saw his financial empire wrecked during the 1930's, was stricken last night and died at 7 a. m. His wife and son, Alan, were at his side -when he died.. He also leaves another son, Herbert Jr., 15 Woodgate court, Hillsborough; and a daughter, Mrs. Marjorie Mitau, 77 Fair Oaks lane, Atherton. Atherton. The senior Fleishhacker, who lived both in San Francisco and with his son Alan, at 475 El Camino Camino Real, Atherton, built one of the largest financial kingdoms in the West after the turn of the century, century, and then watched it crumble crumble under a barrage of civil suits during the 1930 depression days. He was the brother of Mortimer Fleishhacker, long-time Woodside resident,, who died in 1953 at the age of 86. He was the center of a financial scandal in 1940 when he was haled nto court on a federal grand jury indictment charging him with 11 counts of misapplying funds on deposit deposit at his bank. He was acquitted n all counts after a sensational .rial in San Francisco. Fleishhacker was born November November fi, 1972, in San Francisco, and started as a bookkeeper in his father's paper box business at the age of 16. He later turned to HERBERT FLEISHHACKER SR. and traveled throughout the Pacific Pacific northwest. His first business venture was an Oregon paper mill which quickly quickly made good. He purchased an other paper mill and it also proved a success. From then on he expanded his interests and moved from one en (Please See Page 2, Column 8)

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  1. The Times,
  2. 02 Apr 1957, Tue,
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