Edward Lasker
Edward Lasker
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.
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Morris Lasker Dies at 92; Made City Clean Its Jails
NYTimes - about 7 years
Morris E. Lasker, a federal judge in New York and Massachusetts for four decades who struck down squalid, often brutal conditions in New York City jails and upheld prisoners' rights perhaps more than any other jurist of his era, died Friday in Cambridge, Mass. He was 92 and had homes in Cambridge and Chilmark, Mass. The cause was cancer, his son
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Paid Notice: Deaths LEBWORTH, CARAL GIMBEL
NYTimes - over 8 years
LEBWORTH--Caral Gimbel , died peacefully in her home on September 25, 2008. after a short illness. Caral was born on November 29, 1914 to Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel. The two great passions of Caral's long Iife were horses and the arts. At the age of 17, she dropped out of high school and went to Paris to study art for two years. There, she met
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Paid Notice: Deaths LEBWORTH, CARAL GIMBEL
NYTimes - over 8 years
LEBWORTH--Caral Gimbel, died peacefully in her home on September 25, 2008. after a short illness. Caral was born on November 29, 1914 to Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel. The two great passions of Caral's long Iife were horses and the arts. At the age of 17, she dropped out of high school and went to Paris to study art for two years. There, she met
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Paid Notice: Deaths LEBWORTH, CARAL GIMBEL
NYTimes - over 8 years
LEBWORTH--Caral Gimbel, died peacefully in her home on September 25, 2008. after a short illness. Caral was born on November 29, 1914 to Bernard F. and Alva B. Gimbel. The two great passions of Caral's long Iife were horses and the arts. At the age of 17, she dropped out of high school and went to Paris to study art for two years. There, she met
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Elizabeth Samek, Terrance O'Malley
NYTimes - over 11 years
Elizabeth Lasker Samek, a daughter of Marthann Lauver Samek and Edward Lasker Samek of Southwest Harbor, Me., was married yesterday at her parents' summer house in Edison, N.J., to Terrance James O'Malley, a son of Margaret McGinn O'Malley and Lawrence O'Malley of Souderton, Pa. The Rev. Robert E. Martin, a Presbyterian minister, officiated. Mrs.
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Jane Greer, 76, Film Noir Star Who Returned to Do a Remake
NYTimes - over 15 years
Jane Greer, whose dolorous but luminous dark eyes and world-weary beauty made her the ideal femme fatale opposite Robert Mitchum in ''Out of the Past'' and ''The Big Steal,'' film noir classics of the 1940's, died Friday in Los Angeles. She was 76. The cause was complications of cancer, her son Alex Lasker said. When ''Out of the Past'' was remade
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Mona May Karff Dies at 86; A Dominant Figure in Chess
NYTimes - about 19 years
Mona May Karff, who won the United States women's chess championship seven times, died on Jan. 10 at her home on Riverside Drive in Manhattan. She was 86 and had been among the first four Americans to attain the rank of international woman master. The cause was heart failure, friends said. From the time she won her first national title at the
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Paid Notice: Deaths LASKER, EDWARD
NYTimes - over 19 years
LASKER-Edward. Philip Morris Companies Inc. notes with sorrow the death July 11, 1997, of retired Philip Morris Director Edward Lasker. Mr. Lasker served with distinction on the Philip Morris Companies Inc. Board of Directors from 1961 to 1983. During his years on the Board, Philip Morris became the largest tobacco company in the U.S., accelerated
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Paid Notice: Deaths LASKER, EDWARD
NYTimes - over 19 years
LASKER-Edward. Philip Morris Companies Inc. notes with sorrow the death July 11, 1997, of retired Philip Morris Director Edward Lasker. Mr. Lasker served with distinction on the Philip Morris Companies Inc. Board of Directors from 1961 to 1983. During his years on the Board, Philip Morris became the largest tobacco company in the U.S., accelerated
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Mary W. Lasker, Philanthropist For Medical Research, Dies at 93
NYTimes - almost 23 years
Mary Woodard Lasker, the philanthropist and champion of medical research and urban beautification, died on Monday at her home in Greenwich, Conn. She was 93 years old and also had an apartment on the East Side of Manhattan. The cause was heart failure, said her nephew, James W. Fordyce. She made her last public appearance at a luncheon at the
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Timeline
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    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 1997
    Age 84
    Edward Lasker was living in Los Angeles at the time of his death in 1997 at age eighty-five.
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  • FIFTIES
  • 1963
    Age 50
    In 1963, Edward Lasker married Cynthia Stone Palmer.
    More Details Hide Details In 1929, Edward Lasker became involved in Thoroughbred horse racing as an owner/breeder. After his marriage, his wife also became a race horse owner.
  • FORTIES
  • 1955
    Age 42
    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.
    More Details Hide Details He served for many years on the boards of directors of Phillip Morris, Inc. and Great Western Financial.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1947
    Age 34
    In 1947, Lasker married actress Jane Greer with whom he had three children.
    More Details Hide Details Their sons Alex and Lawrence Lasker are screenwriters and producers.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1935
    Age 22
    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.
    More Details Hide Details After the war (by which time his father had left the advertising business), Edward Lasker moved to the West Coast of the United States where he became a film producer in Hollywood.
  • 1933
    Age 20
    Edward Lasker graduated from Yale University in 1933.
    More Details Hide Details He then joined his father's advertising agency where he worked until 1942 when he joined the U.S. Navy and served in the Pacific.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1912
    Born
    Born in 1912.
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