Former Zenith Exec Sidney Arlen Dies at 91

Sidney Arlen, former president/general manager of Zenith Distributing Corporation of Southern California from 1982 to 1991, died in Cleveland on April 6. He was 91-years-old.

Arlen’s long career spanned electronics, appliances and electric product sales where he represented Philco, Admiral, Crosley and Bendix. Once he moved to Los Angeles, he became corporate vice president at Sues, Young and Brown, as well as the district manager of Philco Consumer Electronics Corporation. Throughout his career, he also represented Zenith, KitchenAid, Sharp, Speed Queen, General Electric and Sylvania.

Vera Arlen, his wife of 64 years passed away in 2007. He is survived by two married children and two grandsons.

Here is the link to Sidney Arlen’s obituary in the local Cleveland paper.

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