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Herschel Sternlieb

textile designer

Herschel Sternlieb, American textile designer. Active Maine Progressive. With United States Army, 1945-1947. Member Veterans for Peace.

Background

Sternlieb, Herschel was born on September 5, 1927 in Norwich, Connecticut, United States. Son of Joseph Israel and Rose Sternlieb.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Synthetic Textiles, Lowell Technology Institute, 1951.

Career

Inspector United States, Army Quartermaster, New York City, 1951-1953. Chief Executive Officer, president Huntington Products, Lawrence, Massachusetts, 1954-1975. Chief operating officer, treasurer Merrimack Print Works, 1975-1976.

Vice president marketing and sales W.S. Libbey Company, Lewiston, Maine, 1976-1986. Textile consultant Brunswick, since 1986.

Works

  • Patentee hydroenhancing fabric, hydropatterning fabric, white blackout fabric, chain stitched fabric, fabric having sandwich structure, two face stitch bonded fabric, dimensionally stable fabric.

Membership

Active Maine Progressive. With United States Army, 1945-1947. Member Veterans for Peace.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Creating double acrostics, writing fables.

Connections

Married Selma Smith, April 3, 1960. Children: Joseph, Lisa, Janine.