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Edgar Bronfman, Sr.

AKA Edgar Miles Bronfman, Sr.

Born: 20-Jun-1929
Birthplace: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 21-Dec-2013
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: Canada
Executive summary: CEO of Seagram's until 1994

Father: Samuel Bronfman (founder of Seagram's, d. 1971)
Mother: Saidye Rosner (d. 7-Jul-1995 at age 98)
Sister: Minda
Sister: Phyllis
Brother: Charles Bronfman (former owner Montreal Expos, net worth $2.2B)
Wife: Ann Loeb (m. 10-Jan-1953, div. 1973, five children)
Son: Sam, Jr.
Son: Edgar Bronfman, Jr. (CEO of Seagram's)
Son: Matthew
Daughter: Holly
Son: Adam
Wife: Lady Caroline Townshend (annulled 21-Nov-1974)

    High School: Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario
    University: Williams College
    University: BA, McGill University (1951)

    Seagram & Sons CEO (-1994)
    Member of the Board of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (as Chairman, briefly in 1969)
    Member of the Board of DuPont
    Anti-Defamation League
    Council on Foreign Relations
    B'nai B'rith
    Hillel Chairman
    World Jewish Congress President (1979-2007)
    United Negro College Fund Board Member
    French Legion of Honor
    Issued Concealed Carry Permit New York City

Author of books:
The Making of a Jew (1996, memoir)


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