Schur, Ira A.

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Schur, Ira A.

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1901-1983

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Ira A. Schur was born in Boston, Massachusetts on April 11, 1901. Shortly thereafter, his family moved to New York where he attended public school. At the age of 15 Schur had a summer job at S.D. Leidesdorf and Company, Certified Public Accountants. He attended night school at New York University and continued working at S.D. Leidesdorf. He passed his CPA exam in 1926. He continued his career at S.D. Leidesdorf until his retirement in 1969 at which time he was the managing partner. Mr. Schur was very active in the community. Among his numerous philanthropic affiliations were the American Red Cross, the Metropolitan Opera Guild, Inc., and he was a Trustee at The Mount Sinai Hospital from 1943-1977. He was also a member in many professional organizations. Mr. Schur had an avid interest in photography and fine wine.

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