Wiener Elementary School
Principal: Krista Yarberry
450 E Eldorado Ln, Las Vegas, NV 8912
"The mission of Louis Wiener, Jr. Elementary School, in cooperation with students, parents, and the community, is dedicated to the development of individual strengths, talents, and the assurance of academic excellence for all students in a positive, caring, and supportive environment."
Louis Wiener, Jr. was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 28, 1915 and moved to Las Vegas, Nevada in 1931. He graduated from Las Vegas High School in 1932.Wiener attended the University of Nevada in Reno and the University of California/Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law. A sampling of Wiener's clients included: entertainer Frank Sinatra, corporate magnate Kirk Kerkorian, attorney Melvin Belli, billionaire Howard Hughes, and Flamingo Hotel owner Benjamin (Bugsy) Siegel. Through the years, Wiener made substantial contributions to the community. He helped hundreds of young people get started in business and provided hundreds of others with financial support for their educations. As the ultimate tribute, the Clark County School District approved the naming of the Louis Wiener, Jr. Elementary School in February 1990.