Fred Kort

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: founder, president and chairman of the Los Angeles-based Imperial Toy Corp., which produces more than 800 different toys ranging from jacks and bubble-blowing kits to stuffed animals and makeup kits for girls, and who was one of the few Jews to survive the Treblinka Nazi death camp during World War II, later testifying against the Nazis at Nuremberg and other war crimes tribunals.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: July 8, 1923

 

Died: September 6, 2003

 

Location: Beverly Hills, California