Louis Wolfson II (September 19, 1927 – October 11, 1979) was a member of the Florida House of Representatives from Miami-Dade County from 1963–1973.

Louis Wolfson II
Born(1927-10-19)October 19, 1927
DiedOctober 11, 1979(1979-10-11) (aged 51)
SpouseLynn Wolfson
FamilyMitchell Wolfson Jr. (brother)

Biography Edit

Wolfson was the son of Frances Meyer (1906–1980) and Mitchell Wolfson (1900–1983), who founded Wometco Enterprises in 1925 and was the first Jewish mayor of Miami Beach in 1943. Louis Wolfson II's younger brother is Mitchell Wolfson Jr., the founder of the Wolfsonian Museum.

The Lynn and Louis Wolfson II Florida Moving Image Archives (The Wolfson Archives) are named in honor of Louis Wolfson II and his wife Lynn Wolfson, one of the co-founders,[1] who considered the archives "her signature work."[2]

Louis Wolfson II and his wife Lynn Wolfson (née Rabin) had three children,[2] Lynda Louise, Frances Jo and Louis Wolfson III. Louis Wolfson II died in 1979[3] in Miami, Florida.

References Edit

  1. ^ "MDC's Wolfson Archives to Present REWIND: LatinX News Trailblazers". Miami Dade College. Retrieved 23 June 2020.
  2. ^ a b Veciana-Suarez, Ana (June 29, 2012). "Lynn Wolfson, benefactress to ballet, opera and MDC, dies". Miami Herald. Archived from the original on November 10, 2016. Retrieved 5 September 2019.
  3. ^ "Wolfson Dead at 52". Ocala Star Banner. October 13, 1979. p. 2A.