Leon Simon Papers (S2739)

  • 1934-1977 

    Biographical Sketch

    Leon Simon was born in 1927, the son of Harry Simon, a Russian immigrant. Leon Simon, along with his brother Jack, became partners with their father in the furniture business in 1931. Along with Simon’s Furniture Store, the Simon’s owned and operated Simon’s Warehouse Corporation as well as being involved in the ownership of three shopping centers in the Fargo-Moorhead [North Dakota-Minnesota] area. The family business moved into its third generation with Leon’s son, Phil, taking over the management of much of Simon’s business interests. 

    Collection Description

    This is a small collection consisting of papers concerning real-estate, insurance, partnership agreements and miscellaneous topics.  

    Inventory

    Box 1

    • Am-Can Investments. 1964-78
    • Certificates of Deposit. 1961-65
    • Harry Simon Estate. 1966-67
    • Insurance. 1945-78
    • Livon Manufacturing. 1973-77
    • Miscellaneous. 1958-75, undated
    • Partnership Agreements. 1947-65
    • Plat Map. 1956
    • Real Estate. 1934-67
    • Simon-Saumweber. 1958-59
    • Simon-Schill. 1950-54