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apparel company executive

Jerome A. Chazen, American apparel company executive.


Chazen, Jerome A. was born on March 21, 1927 in New York City. Son of David and Rose (Mark) Chazen.


Bachelor, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 948;Master of Business Administration, Columbia University, Madison, 1950.


Security analyst, Sutro Brothers, New York City, 1950-1951;salesman/manager, Rhea Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1951-1952;buyer Milwaukee Boston Stores, Rhea Manufacturing Company, Milwaukee, 1952-1954,;buyer Milwaukee Boston Stores, Lit Brothers, Philadelphia, 1954-1957;vice president, Winkelman Stores, Detroit, 957-68;vice president sales, Westwood Textiles, New York City, 1968-1973;vice president sales, Eccobay Sports Wear, New York City, 1973-1977;Chairman, Board Of Directors, Liz Claiborne, Inc., New York City, since 1977. Board directors Fashion Institute Technology, Shenkar College.


Vice chairman International Peace Park/Jewish National Fund, Israel, 1987. Board directors Greater New York council Boy Scouts American, 1983-1984, Rockland Center for Arts, Nyack, New York, since 1983, Lupus Foundation, New York City, 1984, Educational Foundation, American Craft Museum, 1989. Board directors, chairman, division leader Federation United Jewish Appeal, New York City, 1983-1986.

Served with United States Navy, 1945-1946.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: jazz music, travel, boating, glass art collecting.


Married Simona Chivian, June 26, 1949. Children: Kathy Ann, Louise Sharon Chazen Banon, David Franklin.

David Chazen

Rose (Mark) Chazen

Simona Chivian

Kathy Ann Chazen

Louise Sharon Chazen Banon Chazen

David Franklin Chazen