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Leonard Kimball Firestone
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Birth: Jun. 2, 1907
Akron
Summit County
Ohio, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 1996
Beverly Hills
Los Angeles County
California, USA

He was employed on graduation by the family company in sales positions by Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, founded by his father in Akron, Ohio. In 1935, he was appointed sales manager and in 1939 became a director of Firestone. He was named president of Firestone Aviation Products Co. in 1941.
He was commissioned in United States Navy as a lieutenant, but was assigned to inactive status to become president of Firestone Tire & Rubber Co. of California in 1943. In 1966 he was the target of an abortive multi-million dollar kidnap plan. He retired as president of Firestone's California operations in 1970.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Harvey Samuel Firestone (1868 - 1938)
  Idabelle Smith Firestone (1874 - 1954)
 
 Spouse:
  Polly Curtis Firestone (1909 - 1965)
 
 Siblings:
  Russell Allen Firestone (1901 - 1951)*
  Leonard Kimball Firestone (1907 - 1996)
  Raymond Christy Firestone (1908 - 1994)*
  Roger Stanley Firestone (1912 - 1970)*
  Elizabeth Idabell Firestone Graham (1914 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Columbiana Cemetery
Columbiana
Columbiana County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Sec A (Firestone Memorial)
 
Created by: Audrey Allison
Record added: Jun 10, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 91702996
Leonard Kimball Firestone
Added by: Audrey Allison
 
Leonard Kimball Firestone
Added by: Audrey Allison
 
 
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