Irv Robbins

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Birthday
6, 1917
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
May 5, 2008 (90)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
6, 1917
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
May 5, 2008 (90)

About

Canadian businessman remembered as one of the co-founders of the popular ice cream store chain Baskin Robbins. Under his ownership, Baskin Robbins became the largest such chain in the world.

Before Fame

He was a Staff Sergeant in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Trivia

He and business partner Burt Baskin decided the order of their names for Baskin Robbins via coin toss.

Family Life

He was married to Irma Gevurtz, sister of Burt Baskin.

Associated With

One of his sons is acclaimed author and activist John Robbins.