Historical records matching Levi Strauss
About Levi Strauss
Levi Strauss (born Löb Strauß; February 26, 1829 – September 26,1902) was a German-Jewish immigrant to the United States who founded the first company to manufacture blue jeans. His firm, Levi Strauss & Co., began in 1853 in San Francisco, California. He got his start by selling Levi's to California gold miners.