Lena Himmelstein

Businessperson, Organization founder

1877 – 1951

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Who was Lena Himmelstein?

Lena Himmelstein Bryant Malsin was an American clothing designer and retailer who founded the plus-size clothing chain Lane Bryant. Despite difficult circumstances, she saw a need and came up with a solution that revolutionized the women's fashion industry.

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Born
Mar 1, 1877
Lithuania
Also known as
  • Lena Himmelstein Bryant Malsin
  • Lena Bryant
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
  • Russian American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Manhattan
Died
Sep 26, 1951

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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