Vernon in Manhattan, July 2012
March 18, 1927
December 14, 2015 (aged 88)|
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
|Title||Founder, CEO of The Lillian Vernon Corporation|
Lillian Vernon (born Lilli Menasche; March 18, 1927 – December 14, 2015) was an American businesswoman, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She founded the Lillian Vernon Corporation in 1951 and served as its chairman and CEO until July 1989, though she continued to serve as executive chairman until 2003.
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- New York Times
- "Lillian Vernon, creator of a bustling catalog business dies at 88", nytimes.com; accessed December 15, 2015.