LOUIS JOHN BREUNER
Louis John Breuner, chairman of the Board of John Breuner Company, was born in Sacramento, California, on July 27, 1894. He is the son of Louis F. and Clara F.L. (Schmidt) Breuner.
His preliminary education was obtained at the public grade and high schools of Sacramento, California; later a student at University of Pennsylvania, 1913-14.
Mr. Breuner was vice president of John Breuner Company, retail home furnishings, Oakland, California, from 1922 to 1940; president from 1940 to 1946; and chairman of the Board since 1946. He is also the president of East Bay Municipal Utility District; vice president and director of Northern Housewares Company; director of Alameda County-East Bay Title Insurance Company; and past president and director of the National Retail Furniture Association; also member and director of Retail Furniture Association of California.
Mason (Shriner); member of the following clubs: Athenian Nile, Claremont Country, and Oakland Rotary.
Mr. Breuner married Margaret A. Kirk on December 5, 1916, and has two daughters, Margaret B. (Mrs. Stanley Johnson) and Carolyn B. (Mrs. Donald L. Richards).
Home: 5883 Romany Road, Oakland 18, California.
Offices: 2201 Broadway, Oakland 12, California.
Transcribed By: Cecelia M. Setty.
Source: “Eminent Californians 1953”, by Lee E. Johnson & C. W. Taylor. Page 200, C. W. Taylor Publ., Palo Alto, California, 1953.
© 2014 Cecelia M. Setty.
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