|Also Known As:||"Arthur"|
|Death:||Died in CA, USA|
|Cause of death:||Heart attack|
Ex-husband of Lillian 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.
Adolph Schuman's Timeline
November 23, 1911
Lilli Ann Apparel Company
October 1, 1985