|born on||1 October 1897 at 09:00 (= 09:00 AM )|
|Place||Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15|
|Timezone||GMT h0w (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||08°26' 14°01 Asc. 03°47'|
Scottish entrepreneur who gradually gained control of Great Universal Stores, becoming the Chairman in 1946. He was named the company's honorary life president in 1987. The company co-operated over 25,000 mail-order and retail establishments in the United Kingdom and overseas.
As a young man, he worked with his father, Solomon, making furniture. With his business success, Wolfson built a huge fortune, bought property and become a big philanthropist in England and Israel. In 1962, Queen Elizabeth II made him a baronet. His son, Leonard Gordon, became a retail executive.
Sir Wolfson died on 6/20/1991, Rehovot, Israel.
AJ Autumn/1967 quotes B.C. They added that the Jewish Year Book Old Style date is September 17, 1897, the date that is given in his obituary.
- Vocation : Business : Economist
- Vocation : Business : Top executive (CEO)
- Vocation : Business : Banker/ Financier (Banking conglomerate)
- Lifestyle : Social Life : Travel (Business trips)
- Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur
- Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy
- Vocation : Business : Top executive (Chairman of Great Universal Stores)
- Notable : Awards : Other Awards (Made a Baronet by QE II)
- Lifestyle : Financial : Philanthropist (In England and Israel)
- Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 93)
- Personal : Religion/Spirituality : Western (Jewish)
- Vocation : Miscellaneous : Factory work (Furniture maker)