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Mr. Louis and Mrs. Sherry Jacobson

Vera and Jacob I. Jacobson are the parents of Louis Jacobson. Sherry and Louis Jacobson are both Baruch College alumni. Mr. Jacobson graduated from Baruch in 1960 with a BBA and worked for many years at Ernst & Young LLP but has since retired. He currently does consulting. Mrs. Jacobson graduated from Baruch in 1962. Vera Jacobson was born and lived on a flax farm in Lithuania. She came alone to the United States of America after the World War I. Vera had previously received no formal education; however in the USA, she went to night school to learn to speak, read and write English. Jack Jacobson was apprenticed out after 8th grade in Paterson, New Jersey, first as a carpenter's intern and then as a glazier's intern. Jack served in the U.S. Army during World War I in France. Upon returning he joined the U.S. Post Office and worked there for 41 years. Vera and Jack felt that education was the ladder for the American Way of upward mobility and were extremely proud that both their sons grew up to become college graduates and professionals. Jake with a BBA and MA and Hal with a BS and a Law Degree.
Scholarships associated with Mr. Louis and Mrs. Sherry Jacobson
  • Vera and Jacob I. Jacobson Scholarship