Strauss, Levi, 1829-1902

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1829-02-26
Death 1902-09-26

Biographical notes:

Levi Strauss (b. Feb. 26, 1829, Buttenheim, Germany–d. Sept. 26, 1902, San Francisco, CA) was a German-American businessman who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His firm of Levi Strauss & Co. began in 1853 in San Francisco, California.

Loading...

Loading Relationships

Information

Permalink:
http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w68g97jm
Ark ID:
w68g97jm
SNAC ID:
10866237

Subjects:

not available for this record

Occupations:

  • Philanthropists
  • Businessmen

Places:

  • Federal Republic of Germany, 00, DE
  • San Francisco, CA, US