Herbert Fleishhacker (November 2, 1872 in San Francisco – April 2, 1957 in San Francisco), son of Aaron Fleishhacker and Delia (Stern) Fleishhacker, was an American businessman, civic leader and philanthropist. He built Fleishhacker Pool, the world's largest outdoor saltwater swimming pool, in 1924. The pool continued to operate until 1971.
While serving as president of the San Francisco Parks Commission, he founded the Fleishhacker Zoo, later renamed the San Francisco Zoological Gardens. Fleishhacker was also president of the London and Paris National Bank and later the Anglo California National Bank. In November 1955, the Anglo California National Bank merged with the Crocker First National Bank.
It is possible that in the mid-1920s he had his portrait painted by the Swiss-born American artist Adolfo Müller-Ury (1862-1947) who had established a new studio home in San Marino, California in 1925.
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- Aaron Fleishhacker Biography
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