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Jean Weinberger

Jean and Billy Weinberger (center) at an Israel Bond dinner, circa 1975

Jean Weinberger (née Zinner, 1916-1993) was an active member of the Las Vegas, Nevada Jewish community. She moved to Las Vegas in 1966 with her husband, casino executive Billy Weinberger. In 1977, while serving as campaign chair of the Combined Jewish Appeal, Jean Weinberger helped to found the Jewish Family Service Agency.

Shemeligian, Bob, and Ed Koch. “Gaming ambassador Weinberger dies.” Las Vegas Sun. August 10, 1996. http://lasvegassun.com/news/1996/aug/10/gaming-ambassador-weinberger-dies/.

Simich, Jerry L. and Thomas C. Wright. The Peoples of Las Vegas: One City, Many Faces. Reno: University of Nevada Press, 2005.

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