Edmond Herrscher was an attorney and businessman in California who was involved in the early development of Century City.
The collection consists of clippings, legal documents, photographs, and writings related to Herrscher's business and personal
Edmond Herrscher was born in the 1890s in San Leandro, CA. He graduated from the University of California's Hastings Law School
and practiced law in San Francisco until he retired in 1948. Over the years he was involved in various business ventures such
as the Kaeleku Sugar Company and Mayfair Markets. In about 1957 he took the post of director of property development for 20th
Century Fox Film Corporation under studio president Spyros Skouras. As such he is credited for his involvement with the early
development of Century City and is sometimes referred to as "the father of Century City." Herrscher was married several times
including to Erna Goldschmidt, Frances Howard, Mary Elizabeth Shaw Hubar, and Winnie Skouras. Herrscher died June 10, 1983
in Los Angeles, CA.
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