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Eli L. Rousso

Eli L. Rousso, American clothing company executive. Named Kentucky colonel, 1964.


  • Rousso, Eli L. was born on November 3, 1920 in New York City. Son of Louis E. and Dora (Cohen) Rousso.

  • Education

    • Student, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City, 1946. Student, Chic's School Pattern Making, New York City, 1947.


    • Founder, 1946; since president Russ Togs, Incorporated, New York York City.


    Active Anti-Defamation League, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Five Towns Community Chest. Honorary chairman board overseers Albert Einstein College Medicine. Past chairman board Sephardic Home for Aged.

    Founder Sephardic Temple, Cedarhurst. President Prime Ministers' Club State of Israel Bonds. Board directors Hebrew University, Yeshiva University, Misgav Ladach Hospital Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945.

    Member of Friars (New York City). High Ridge Country (West Palm Beach, Florida). Seawane Country (Hewlett Harbor, New York ).


    • Married Julia Saporta, November 15, 1941. Children: Doris (Mistress Albert Taxin), Louis, Susan (Mistress Edward Tawil).
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    Born November 3, 1920
    • 1946
      Fashion Institute of Technology
    • 1947
      Chic's School Pattern Making
    • 1946