Early life and career
Davidsohn was born in Montevideo to a Jewish family originating from Transylvania; when he was ten, the family moved to New York City where his father worked as a diplomatic consul. At 14, Davidsohn started his career on Wall Street as an IBM punched-card clerk, while attending high school at night. He attended Brooklyn College and the New York Institute of Finance.
George Davidsohn & Son, Inc.
In 1956, Davidsohn left Dean Witter and founded Davidsohn Computer Services.
In 1973, Davidsohn himself left Control Data and formed The Davidsohn Group, a subsidiary of George Davidsohn & Son, Inc. As of January 2009, George Davidsohn & Son, Inc. is now Davidsohn Global Technologies and his son, Joseph has taken over as President and CEO.
George Davidsohn attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and took part in several Off-Broadway productions. He was also an avid baseball fan and had a tryout, as a shortstop, for the Brooklyn Dodgers. He and his wife, Denise, had 6 children.
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