Leon Levine


Birthday June 8, 1937

Birth Sign Gemini

Birthplace North Carolina

DEATH DATE Apr 5, 2023 (85)

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Businessman and philanthropist who founded the Family Dollar chain of discount stores in 1959.

Before Fame

He attended Wingate University of North Carolina


He was 15 when he was put in charge of the department store that his family owned after his father died and his older brother was drafted into the Korean War.

Family Life

He had three children with his wife Sandra.

Associated With

He and Wilbur Hardee were both entrepreneurs and businessmen from North Carolina.