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Nathan S. Ancell
Birth: Aug. 28, 1908
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Death: May 31, 1999
New Rochelle
Westchester County
New York, USA

Businessman. Born Nathan Ancelowitz, he co-founded the Ethan Allen Furniture Company with his brother-in-law, Thoedore Baumritter. In 1932, the two started a housewares company. They purchased a bankrupt furniture manufacturer in Vermont, and in 1939 introduced an early-American line of furniture under the name Ethan Allen. It became their biggest seller and they changed the name of their company to Ethan Allen, Inc. Ancel pioneered the concept of selling furniture in room-like, or gallery, settings. When the partners sold the company in 1980, it was one of the largest furniture manufacturers in the country. Ancell helped establish the Ancell School of Business at Western Connecticut with a gift of $900,000. After the school opened in 1982, he taught ethics and marketing. (bio by: Ginny M) 
Sharon Gardens Cemetery
Westchester County
New York, USA
Plot: Section Temple Israel White Plains, Lot 12 GPS: 41.08491 -73.78925
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ginny M
Record added: Nov 30, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16856656
Nathan S. Ancell
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Nathan S. Ancell
Added by: Ginny M
Nathan S. Ancell
Added by: Ginny M
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