Leo Yassenoff (10/15/1893 - 9/1/1971)

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Leo Yassenoff (10/15/1893 - 9/1/1971)

Sources: “History of Franklin County, Ohio” by Opha Moore and Columbus Metropolitan Library Image Collections – “Leo Yassenoff moved to Ohio in 1893 and to Columbus in 1912. He graduated from OSU in 1916, served with the 116th Aerial Squadron in WWI, and co-founded the F & Y Construction in December, 1919. Among other projects Yassenoff’s company built the Riverside, Eastside and CCC Auto Theaters. He established a foundation and the Columbus Jewish Center, 1125 College Avenue, opened January 6, 1983 and was dedicated in his honor October 2, 1983.”

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