Former and Current Directors and Officers of the Tamkin Foundation

 

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William W. Tamkin

1901-1973

Founder of Tamkin Foundation. Russian immigrant; Prominent Los Angeles businessman; Founder, President of Tamkin Towel Service, which serviced Los Angeles City Schools, LA Dodgers, LA Rams and area hospitals. Founding director of multinational hospital conglomerate American Medical International (AMI); Founder, director, officer of TGT Petroleum; Real estate investor; President, Sunair Home for Asthmatic Children

 

 

 

 

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1926-2010

Inventor, Entrepreneur, Businessman, Prolific Investor and Philanthropist. Invented explosive gas detector for use in submarines during World War II and became one of youngest commissioned officers in US Navy at age 16. Young executive at US Rubber, Waste King Appliances. Founded Professional Research Incorporated (PRI) (medical education) and Buffalo Resources (oil and gas exploration and production). Founding director of multinational hospital conglomerate American Medical International (AMI); Founder, director, officer of TGT Petroleum. Owner, developer of numerous real estate and business ventures including Hastings Ranch Shopping Center in Pasadena and Crescent Tower Apartments in Beverly Hills; Founder, General Partner of real estate investment firm Dr. SJ and JD Tamkin Family Limited Partnership; Active philanthropist and grantor of seven Tamkin Charitable Trusts.

 

 

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┬áRobert M. “Bob” Tamkin

1932-2009

Los Angeles Businessman; Founder and President of major Hollywood travel agency Personality Travel and Tours

 

 

 

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Joel P. “Jack” Tamkin

1936-2014

Los Angeles Businessman; Founder and President of entertainment industry services Studio Fan Mail, Tamkin Color, Tamkin Associates Public Relations, Thumbs Up merchandising; Officer with TGT Petroleum

 

 

 

 

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Thelma Brandel Tamkin

1902-1987

Homemaker and matriarch of Tamkin Family; Beloved wife of William W. Tamkin and mother of Jerome, Robert and Joel; Active in Sunair Home for Asthmatic Children; Midway Hospital Charity Gift Shop

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Steven M. “Steve” Tamkin

President, director, Tamkin Foundation, Inc.; Chief Executive, Tamkin Asset Management; Manager, Tamkin Family LLC; Director, Officer, TGT Petroleum Corporation; Airline Captain

 

 

 

 

 

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Douglas W. Tamkin

Chief Financial Officer, Tamkin Foundation, Inc; Founder, President, Artivation Company

 

 

 

 

 

 

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William J. Tamkin

Intern, Tamkin Foundation, Inc.

Student, Malibu High School, Malibu, California