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Edward Lasker

Businessman + Owner + Overlord
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Born May 15, 1912

Edward Lasker was an American businessman and Thoroughbred racehorse owner. He was one of the three children of Flora Warner and her husband, Albert Davis Lasker (1880-1952), the owner of Lord & Thomas, a highly successful Chicago advertising agency, who was also the owner of the Chicago Cubs Major League Baseball team. Edward Lasker graduated from Yale University in 1933. He then joined his father's advertising agency where he worked until 1941.… Read More

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  • Morris Lasker Dies At 92; Made City Clean Its Jails
    NYTimes - Dec 29, 2009
  • Paid Notice: Deaths Lebworth, Caral Gimbel
    NYTimes - Sep 30, 2008
  • Paid Notice: Deaths Lebworth, Caral Gimbel
    NYTimes - Sep 29, 2008
  • Paid Notice: Deaths Lebworth, Caral Gimbel
    NYTimes - Sep 28, 2008

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CHILDHOOD

1912 Birth Born in 1912.

TWENTIES

1933 21 Years Old Edward Lasker graduated from Yale University in 1933. … Read More
1935 23 Years Old In 1935, he married Gimbels department-store heiress Caral Gimbel, but the marriage ended in divorce and Caral wed baseball star Hank Greenberg in 1946. … Read More

THIRTIES

1947 35 Years Old In 1947, Lasker married actress Jane Greer with whom he had three children. … Read More

FORTIES

1955 43 Years Old At age forty, Edward Lasker went back to university to study for a law degree. After graduating in 1955 from the University of California in Los Angeles he began practising law. … Read More

FIFTIES

1963 51 Years Old In 1963, Edward Lasker married Cynthia Stone Palmer. … Read More

LATE ADULTHOOD

1997 85 Years Old Edward Lasker was living in Los Angeles at the time of his death in 1997 at age eighty-five.
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