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Warren Avis

Warren AvisAKA Warren E. Avis

Born: 4-Aug-1915
Birthplace: Bay City, MI
Died: 24-Apr-2007
Location of death: Ann Arbor, MI
Cause of death: Natural Causes

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder of Avis Rent A Car

Military service: US Army Air Corps (bomber pilot, WWII)


Wife: (div., three children)
Daughter: Wendy Avis-King
Son: Wayne Avis
Son: Warren E. Avis Jr. (attorney)
Wife: Yanna Elbim (French actress, m. 3-Jan-1981)

    Avis Rent A Car Founder & CEO (1946-54)

Author of books:
Corporate Darwinism (1966, business, with Robert R. Blake and Jane S. Mouton)
The Art of Sharing: Finding Solutions to Personal, Business and Community Problems Through Shared Participation (1973)
Take a Chance to be First: The Secrets of Entrepreneurial Success (1986, memoir)

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