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 Preston Robert Tisch

Preston Robert Tisch

Birth
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 15 Nov 2005 (aged 79)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA
Memorial ID 12401653 · View Source
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Financier, Business Magnate. In 1959, he with the Tisch brothers bought a controlling interest in Loews Theatres, Corporation, a real estate-rich theater chain. The Loews Corporation is now one of the largest diversified financial corporations in the United States. He served as Postmaster General of the United States from August 1986 to March 1988. In February 1991, he purchased a 50% interest in the New York Football Giants and assumed the position of Chairman & Co-Chief Executive Officer of the organization. He is also a member of the National Football League's Finance Committee. From 1990 to 1993, he served as Chairman of the New York City Partnership, Incorporated and the New York Chamber of Commerce and Industry. On the Forbes list of the 400 wealthiest Americans in 2005 at 3.9 billion dollars, he is ranked in the captains of finance and industry by personality rather than net worth.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
  • Added: 17 Nov 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12401653
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Preston Robert Tisch (29 Apr 1926–15 Nov 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12401653, citing Westchester Hills Cemetery, Hastings-on-Hudson, Westchester County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .