Joseph Sher, Holocaust survivor and tailor to stars, dies at 100

By JTA
March 26, 2016 02:31

A Holocaust survivor who became a New Orleans tailor with such celebrity clients as Fats Domino and Elvis Presley, is dead at 100.

Joseph Sher died Thursday at Lambeth House, a New Orleans retirement community and assisted-living facility, The Times-Picayune reported. He was the oldest Holocaust survivor in New Orleans and the leader of the local survivor community, according to the Crescent City Jewish News.


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