Les Schwab

Businessperson, Deceased Person

1917 – 2007

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Who was Les Schwab?

Leslie Bishop "Les" Schwab was an American businessman from Oregon. He was the founder of Les Schwab Tire Centers, a company which Modern Tire Dealer called "arguably the most respected independent tire store chain in the United States." A native of Oregon, he served in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II before starting his business in 1952.

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Born
Oct 3, 1917
Bend
Also known as
  • Leslie Bishop Schwab
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Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bend Senior High School
Lived in
  • Bend
Died
May 18, 2007
Prineville

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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