Gary Comer

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United States, Founder
December 10, 1927October, 4, 2006.

Gary Campbell Comer was the founder of mail order clothing retailer Lands' End. Born on the South Side of Chicago in the Grand Crossing neighborhood, Comer graduated from the Paul Revere Elementary School in 1942 and Hyde Park High School in 1946. From 1950 to 1960, he worked as a copywriter at Young & Rubicam in Chicago. After quitting, he traveled around Europe for a year, and then, having been an avid sailor from childhood, he began his own business supplying sailing equipment.

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