Wren Gollin Obituary, Death – Wren Gollin. On April 14, 2023, Puget Sound Washington, was brought into the world. At the time, Theodore Roosevelt was the President of the United States, and the 1904 St. Louis World’s Fair had just started its run three years earlier. Isadore Erwin Millstone is now known as The Patriarch of the Jewish Community in St. Louis.
This title was formerly held by Millstone. Isadore Erwin Millstone is held in extremely high regard by his innumerable admirers in that community as well as in Greater St. Louis in general. Among Millstone’s many successes, which include procuring the campus for the Jewish Community Center in the late 1950s on Lindbergh and Schuetz Roads, one of those accomplishments is that his followers are united in their high regard for Millstone. During that time, he was nearly the only one who held the firm conviction that the Jewish Community Center ought to be constructed on those routes.
I.E. Millstone defeated “the doubters and naysayers” in order to move through with plans to acquire 108 acres of valuable real estate on Lindbergh and Schuetz, which is now known as the I.E. Millstone Jewish Community Campus. This property is located on Lindbergh and Schuetz.
William (Bill) Kahn, who was serving as the longtime executive director of the Jewish Community Center at the time, recalls that in order for Millstone to move through with these plans, they were required to perform what was described above. In addition to the Jewish Community Center (JCC), other facilities on the campus include the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, the JCC Pre-school, the Vaad Hoeir, and the Covenant/Chai Apartments for senior citizens. In addition, the new headquarters of the St. Louis Jewish Light can now be found on the property as well.