|Title||Leon Kaplan probably with his siblings, Ethel and Phillip, ca 1929 |
|Date||ca. 1929 |
|Notes||PH Coll 770.1.33a |
|Contextual Notes||Photographs and ephemera documenting Jacob Kaplan's life, family and work in the Jewish community of Seattle.|
Leon Harold Kaplan, the youngest child of Jacob Kaplan and Celia Sussman was born in Seattle in 1925 and grew up in Seattle's Madrona neighborhood attending Leschi and Garfield High School.
Leon met Gladyseen Elaine Miller in high school and they married in 1947 after Leon returned home from the WWII Japanese theater. Leaving the University of Washington to pursue his deep interest in music, he and Gladdy opened Broadway Music on Capitol Hill. A few years later he answered his father's call to help out at Kaplan Paper Co where he finished his career over 40 years later as President/CE
Leon died Sept. 10, 2009 survived by his wife Gladdy and his kids, Marty, Nancy and Steve.
|Subjects (LCSH)||Kaplan, Leon|
|Location Depicted||United States--Washington (State)|
|Digital Collection||Jewish Archives Collection|
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|Repository||University of Washington Libraries. Special Collections |
|Repository Collection||Jacob Kaplan photograph and ephemera collection. PH Coll 770 |
|Object Type||Photograph |
|Digital Reproduction Information||Scanned from a photographic print using a Microtek Scanmaker 9600XL at 100 dpi in JPEG format at compression rate 3 and resized to 768x600 ppi. 2012 |