Louis Gassner, Furrier, Dies in San Francisco
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Louis Gassner, Furrier, Dies in San Francisco

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Louis Gassner, widely known merchant and civic leader of San Francisco, died here after an illness of two years.

Coming to San Francisco forty-five years ago, he started as a clerk in a fur store, finally founded the firm of Louis Gassner, Inc., furriers, of which he remained the head. He was a frequent contributor to charities and took an active part in civic affairs.

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