Curtain Figure Markowitz Dies
July 7, 2008-- Home Textiles Today,
Services were held here June 13 for Harry Markowitz, retired chairman of the former Max Kahn Curtain Co. Markowitz, 96, was a leading participant in the curtain and drapery industry for 64 years, handing over the reins of the company to his son Steven.
Philanthropy was a major force in his life and he was the past industry, New York and Palm Beach, Fla. chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, as well a founder of both the Long Island Jewish and Albert Einstein Hospitals, among many charitable activities. He is survived by his wife Patricia, son Steven, daughters Susan and Diane and seven grandchildren.
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