Lavin, Leonard H.

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Lavin, Leonard H. Gender: M
born on 29 October 1919
Place Chicago, Illinois, 41n51, 87w39
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Hewitt
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American businessman, racehorse owner and breeder, and philanthropist, who in 1955 founded the Alberto-Culver Company. He served as chairman emeritus of the company and was a director of the international manufacturer/distributor of personal care and household/grocery products. Lavin was also a director of Histogen, a regenerative medicine company based in San Diego, California.

Lavin studied at the University of Washington then served in the US Navy for four years.[3] In 1947 he married Bernice Weiser, who went on to become an executive of Alberto-Culver and played an important part in the company's success.

In 1997 Lavin was inducted as a Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois and awarded the Order of Lincoln (the State's highest honor) by the Governor of Illinois, in the area of Business and Industry.

Lavin died of complications of pneumonia on 2 august 2017 aged 97.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death by Disease 2 August 2017 (Complications of pneumonia, age 97)
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Source Notes

Paul Hewitt collection.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 97)
  • Vocation : Business : Business owner
  • Vocation : Business : Top executive
  • Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award