Henry Lomb

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Birthday
24, 1828
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 13, 1908 (79)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
24, 1828
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Jun 13, 1908 (79)

About

American man who co-founded the eye care company Bausch & Lomb, which creates products like contact lenses. He is also the co-founder of the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Before Fame

He moved the U.S. from Germany in the late 1940's and worked as a cabinet-maker in New York.

Trivia

He served as a Captain in the American Civil War and was honored with the naming of the liberty ship the SS Henry Lomb.

Family Life

He married Emelie Klein in 1865 and had a son named Henry.

Associated With

He and Wilhelm Maybach are both famous entrepreneurs from Germany.