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Harris Perlstein

Armour Institute 1914

Harris PerlsteinExecutive and philanthropist. Chairman of the Pabst Brewing Company, Perlstein also served as board president of the Perlstein Foundation and as a director of the Pabst Breweries Foundation. He became an IIT trustee in 1935, chairing the university’s board from 1967-71. During his tenure as chair, the university acquired Chicago-Kent College of Law and established the Stuart School of Management and Finance. Perlstein Hall is named in his honor.

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