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Les Brown

AKA Lester Louis Brown

Born: 20-Dec-1928
Birthplace: East Chicago, IN
Died: 4-Nov-2013
Location of death: Larchmont, NY
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Encyclopaedist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Television encyclopaedist

Military service: US Army (Korean War)

Father: Irving Brown
Mother: Helen Feigenbaum
Sister: Anita Duxler
Sister: Marion Raisman
Wife: Jean Slaymaker (m. 1959, until his death)
Daughter: Jessica Brown
Son: Joshua Brown
Daughter: Rebecca Brown Adelman

    University: BA English, Roosevelt University (1950)

    Television Business International Columnist (1990-2004)
    Television Business International Editor-in-Chief (1990-91)
    Channels of Communications Founder and Editor-in-Chief (1981-87)
    The New York Times (1972-80)
    Variety (1953-72)

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