Nicholas Schenck

Name:
Nicholas Schenck
Role:
President
Born:
1882
Died:
1969

About

President of Loew's. Inc., and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures Corporation. Emigrated from Russia as a child in 1893. Began career with brother Joseph in 1908 as owner-managers of an amusement park in upstate New York, becoming associated with Marcus Loew in 1910 as secretary of Loew Theatrical Enterprises. Nicholas was first vice president and general manager of Loew's, Inc., and of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer when Loew died in 1927. He became president of Loew's, Inc., and of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and supervised its distribution and sales operations, resigning in 1955.

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