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Jean Nidetch

AKA Jean Evelyn Slutsky

Born: 12-Oct-1923
Birthplace: Brooklyn, NY
Died: 29-Apr-2015
Location of death: Parkland, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Female
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Philanthropist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Weight Watchers founder

Father: David Slutsky (cab driver, d. Feb-1942)
Mother: Mae Rodin Slutsky (manicurist)
Husband: Mortimer Nidetch (m. 20-Apr-1947, div. 1971, three sons)
Son: (d. in infancy)
Son: David (b. 1952)
Son: Richard (b. 1956, d. 2006)
Husband: (m. 1975)

    High School: Girls High School, Brooklyn, NY
    University: City College of New York

    Weight Watchers Founder (1963)
    Friends for Harry Reid
    Risk Factors: Obesity

Author of books:
The Story of Weight Watchers (1970, corporate history)
The Jean Nidetch Story: An Autobiography (2009, memoir)


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