Leon Leonwood Bean

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Birthday
6, 1872
Birthplace
Greenwood, ME
Death Date
Feb 5, 1967 (94)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
6, 1872
Birthplace
Greenwood, ME
Death Date
Feb 5, 1967 (94)

About

Founder of the L.L. Bean company, which specialized in outdoor clothing and equipment.

Before Fame

He killed and sold his first deer at age 13.

Trivia

He published a book in 1942 called Hunting, Fishing and Camping and an autobiography called My Story: the Autobiography of a Down-East Merchant in 1960.

Family Life

He grew up with five brothers.

Associated With

He was an entrepreneur from Maine like Nike founder Phil Knight.