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Manufacturing executive

Ernest Lawrence Friedman, American manufacturing executive. With United States Army, 1953-1955. Fellow International Chiropractors Association (Distinguished Service award 1996); member International Sleep Products Association (chairman 1989-1990, president 1988-1989), Flexible Foam Council (Advisory award 1990), Better Sleep Council (chairman, board directors since 1985).

Background

Friedman, Ernest Lawrence was born on January 21, 1932 in Ulm, Germany. Came to the United States, 1940. Son of Walter Alexander and Claire (Bauland) Friedman.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1953.

Career

Assistant buyer, department manager, R.H. Macy Company. New York City, 1955-1957;terrace manager, The Englander Company. New York City, 1957-1962;sales manager, The Englander Company, Boston, 1962-1965;general sales manager, Serta Mattress Company, Detroit, 1965-1977;vice president marketing, United States Bedding Company, St. Paul, 1977-1982;president, King Koil Licensing Company, Inc., St. Paul, since 1982.

Membership

With United States Army, 1953-1955. Fellow International Chiropractors Association (Distinguished Service award 1996). Member International Sleep Products Association (chairman 1989-1990, president 1988-1989), Flexible Foam Council (Advisory award 1990), Better Sleep Council (chairman, board directors since 1985).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: theater, swimming.

Connections

Married Sherry Beatrice Malin Gruber, October 16, 1957 (divorced June 1972) children: Jeffrey David, Lisa Ellyn. Married Shirley Marie Grosberg, July 20, 1972.

father:
Walter Alexander Friedman

mother:
Claire (Bauland) Friedman

spouse:
Sherry Beatrice Malin Gruber

spouse:
Shirley Marie Grosberg

child:
Jeffrey David Friedman

child:
Lisa Ellyn Friedman