Bert Fish


Died aged c. 68

Bert Fish, born in 1875, was a DeLand lawyer who was elected Volusia County school superintendent, county solicitor and judge of Volusia County Criminal Court of Record. He was appointed minister to Egypt for eight years by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, opened diplomatic relations with Saudi Arabia, and died in Portugal in 1943 while serving as U.S. Minister to that country. His will established a trust for medical care, focusing on the indigent. Construction of Fish Memorial Hospitals in DeLand, New Smyrna Beach, and Sanford, with clinics in Pierson, Oak Hill and Daytona Beach was financed by the Bert Fish Trust.


Bert Fish (October 8, 1875 – July 21, 1943) was an American lawyer, judge, philanthropist, and ambassador.

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Bert Fish

Bert Fish [full inscription unknown]

Fish Building, 100 North Woodland Boulevard, DeLand, FL, United States where they was