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Lester Crown

Born: 7-Jun-1925
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: CEO of Henry Crown & Co.

Ranked #52 on the Forbes 400 for 2005, estimated net worth $4B.

Father: Henry Crown (d. 1990)
Mother: Rebecca Kranz
Brother: Robert (d.)
Brother: John (d.)
Wife: Renee Schine (m. 28-Dec-1950, three sons, four daughters)
Son: Steven
Son: James S. Crown (President of Henry Crown & Co.)
Daughter: Patricia
Son: Daniel
Daughter: Susan Crown (VP at Henry Crown & Co.)
Daughter: Sara
Daughter: Janet

    University: BS Chemical Engineering, Northwestern University (1946)
    University: MBA, Harvard Business School (1949)
    Administrator: Board of Governors, Weizmann Institute of Science, Tel Aviv University
    Administrator: Trustee, Northwestern University (1960-)

    Henry Crown and Company President (1969-)
    General Dynamics President (1953-66)
    Material Service Corporation VP
    Marblehead Lime Co. President (1956-66)
    Marblehead Lime Co. VP (1950-56)
    Member of the Board of Continental Illinois Bank
    Member of the Board of Esmark Corporation
    Member of the Board of General Dynamics (as Chairman, 1970-83, -2006)
    Member of the Board of Henry Crown and Company (1969-)
    Member of the Board of Marblehead Lime Co.
    Member of the Board of Maytag
    Member of the Board of TWA
    Aspen Institute Trustee
    Cantor for Congress
    Children's Memorial Hospital (Chicago) Board of Directors
    Economic Club of Chicago
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Friends of Giuliani Exploratory Committee
    Friends of Joe Lieberman
    Gephardt for President
    Joe Lieberman for President
    Keep Our Mission PAC
    Lyric Opera of Chicago Trustee
    New Leadership for America PAC
    Obama for America
    Obama Victory Fund 2012
    The Western Way PAC
    Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society

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