Jack Levand; Westside Businessman, Philanthropist
Jack Levand, 79, Westside businessman, real estate agent, philanthropist and past president of the Big Ten Club of California. A native of Cleveland, Levand graduated from Ohio State University and later moved to California as a steel industry executive. In 1965 he founded Levand Steel & Supply Co. Entering real estate in 1959, he set up Jack J. Levand Realty, dealing in celebrity homes and studio property. He was honored for his charitable work by Cleveland’s Park Synagogue in 1954 and by California’s Gateways Hospital in 1985. On Feb. 18 in Palm Desert.