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Richard Leo Simon (1899 - 1960)

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Richard Leo "Dick" Simon
Born in New York City, New Yorkmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married about [location unknown]
Father of [private daughter (1940s - unknown)]
Died in New York City, New Yorkmap
Profile last modified | Created 2 May 2017 | Last significant change: 19 Nov 2018
18:21: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Richard Leo Simon (1899-1960). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Richard Simon is Notable.
Richard Leopold Simon was born in NYC to Leo and Ann Meier:
"Richard L. Simon
New York, New York City Births
Name: Richard L. Simon
Event Type: Birth
Event Date: 06 Mar 1899
Event Place: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Gender: Male
Race: White
Father's Name: Leo L. Simon
Father's Birthplace: United States
Father's Age: 32
Mother's Name: Anna Mayer
Mother's Birthplace: Germany
Mother's Age: 30" [1]

Simon[2] Father of Carly Simon; founder of Simon & Schuster Publishing


  1. "New York, New York City Births, 1846-1909," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 March 2015), Richard L. Simon, 06 Mar 1899; citing Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, reference cn 11425 New York Municipal Archives, New York; FHL microfilm 1,953,447.
  • Simon, Carly. Boys in the Trees: A Memoir. Flatiron Books, New York, 2015.

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