Leonard Greenebaum

by | Sep 8, 2022 | Obituaries

Baltimore, Md.—Leonard Greenebaum of Baltimore passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 at the age of 94.

Born in 1928 in Baltimore, Lenny received a Bachelor of Science in Business from Johns Hopkins University. In 1953, Leonard married the love of his life, Lois Cohen, from Charleston, S.C., who would remain his partner in life for almost 70 years.

Leonard was a financial advisor and a partner with John C. Legg, which later merged with Mason & Company to become Legg Mason. He started directly out of college at the age of 20 in 1948. He and Standish McCleary opened the first branch operation of Legg Mason in Pikesville in January 1960. He served as manager until 1973. Leonard worked in the financial services field for more than 70 years, concluding his career with Janney Montgomery Scott in the Quarry Lake office in 2018.

Leonard was a member of the Pikesville Artillery of the MD National Guard, 1948–1961. He spent most of his life as a member of Har Sinai Congregation and served on their board of directors. In his later years, he was a member of the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation. In addition, he served on the board of directors for the Hebrew Burial & Social Service Society of Maryland and served as the president for several terms. He was an active member of the Pikesville Rotary Club for many years.

In the 1970s, he served as the president of B.A.T.O. (Baltimore Association of Tennis Officials) and umpired at numerous professional tennis tournaments. Leonard was a lifetime member of the Suburban Club of Baltimore County, where he was an avid golfer and tennis player. He enjoyed playing bridge, traveling with family and friends, and photography.

Leonard leaves his beloved wife of nearly 69 years, Lois Cohen Greenebaum, his two daughters, Lynn Sachs, her husband Jeffry, Carol Hess, her husband John, and his four grandchildren, Julie Hess, Michael Hess married to Aimee Silva Hess, Sara Sachs, and Rachel Sachs. He was devoted to his entire family.

Services took place at Sol Levinson’s Chapel in Pikesville, Md. Interment was in Har Sinai Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be made in Leonard’s name to the Hebrew Burial & Social Service Society of Maryland, Inc., the American Cancer Society, or the charity of the donor’s choice.