Lawrence M. Gelb

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Lawrence M. Gelb (January 15, 1898 – September 27, 1980[1]) was a chemist from New York who, with his wife, Joan Clair, founded the Clairol haircolor company in 1931.

Family[edit]

Their sons are Richard L. Gelb and Bruce Gelb, who have each held executive positions at Bristol-Myers Squibb, which purchased Clairol in 1957.

Legacy[edit]

His legacy, the Lawrence M. Gelb Foundation, provides grants to worthy causes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lawrence M. Gelb Foundation

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