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Adolph Schuman

Also Known As: "Arthur"
Death: Died in CA, USA
Cause of death: Heart attack
Immediate Family:

Ex-husband of Lillian Schuman
Father of <private> Schuman

Occupation: President of the Lilli Ann Apparel Company
Managed by: David André Broniatowski
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About Adolph Schuman

Adolph Schuman was president of the Lilli Ann apparel company and a longtime Democratic campaign contributor.

Mr. Schuman started his the fashion company in 1934 in two rented rooms with $800 he borrowed. In 1982, Lilli Ann reported retail sales of $40 million.

His purchase of huge quantities of fabrics helped revitalize the war-ravaged French and Italian textile industries in the early 1950's. He was named a Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by France and received the Order of the Legion of Merit from Italy.

A liberal Democrat, Mr. Schuman frequently held big fund-raising dinners and parties at his Nob Hill condominium.

Mayor Dianne Feinstein described him as a special friend of the Kennedys who could always be relied upon to support progressive political leaders everywhere.


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Adolph Schuman's Timeline

November 23, 1911
- 1985
Age 22
Lilli Ann Apparel Company
October 1, 1985
Age 73