List of Centenarians (businesspeople)
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List of Centenarians Businesspeople

The following is a list of centenarians - specifically, people who became famous as businesspeople - known for reasons other than their longevity. For more lists, see lists of centenarians.

Name Lifespan Age Notability
BarnettBion Barnett 1857-1958 101 American founder of Barnett Bank
BarneyCharles D. Barney 1844-1945 101 American stockbroker and financier
BenhamIsabel Benham 1909-2013 103 American railroad finance expert[1]
BlakeS. Prestley Blake 1914- 103 American co-founder (with Curtis Blake) of Friendly's[2]
BlakeCurtis Blake 1917- 100 American co-founder (with S. Prestley Blake) of Friendly's[2]
BrizgaMikelis Brizga 1911-2012 101 Australian businessman[3]
BurryAndrew George Burry 1873-1975 101 Swiss-American businessman, manufacturer and philanthropist
CabotGodfrey Lowell Cabot 1861-1962 101 American businessman
CarassoDaniel Carasso 1905-2009 103 Greek-born French businessman[4]
CarretPhilip L. Carret 1896-1998 101 American investor[5]
CochraneJ. Harwood Cochrane 1912-2016 103 American businessman and philanthropist[6]
CoorsWilliam Coors 1916- 101 American executive of Adolph Coors Company
CottonWilliam F. Cotton 1897-2006 108 American businessman
CoyneJames Coyne 1910-2012 102 Canadian Governor of the Bank of Canada[7]
CrawfordFrederick C. Crawford 1891-1994 103 American industrialist and philanthropist
CummingsMaxwell Cummings 1898-2001 103 Canadian real estate builder and philanthropist[]
DennyWally Denny 1906-2008 101 Canadian Deputy Chief Scout of Scouts Canada and vice-president of Goodyear Canada[8]
DoaneD. Howard Doane 1883-1984 100 American founder and Chairman of Doane Agricultural Services[]
FalckCarl Falck 1907-2016 109 Norwegian businessman[9]
Falz-FeinEduard von Falz-Fein 1912- 105 Liechtenstein businessman and art patron[10]
FroniusGünter Fronius 1907-2015 107 Austrian entrepreneur[11]
GastonA. G. Gaston 1892-1996 103 American businessman
GlennArchibald Glenn 1911-2012 100 Australian industrialist[12]
GordonAlbert Hamilton Gordon 1901-2009 107 American businessman
GreenCecil Howard Green 1900-2003 102 British-American co-founder of Texas Instruments
GuineyMary Guiney 1901-2004 103 Irish business executive (Clerys)
HaefnerWalter Haefner 1910-2012 101 Swiss businessman and racehorse breeder[13]
HallidayEbby Halliday 1911-2015 104 American realtor[14]
HarrisSir Jack Harris, 2nd Baronet 1906-2009 103 British-born New Zealand businessman[15]
HawelkaLeopold Hawelka 1911-2011 100 Austrian cafetier, founder of the Café Hawelka[16]
HennessyKilian Hennessy 1907-2010 103 Irish businessman (Hennessy cognac)[17]
HorwitzJacob H. Horwitz 1892-1992 100 American fashion businessman and philanthropist[18]
IhlenAlf Ihlen 1900-2006 105 Norwegian factory manager[19]
JohnsonIsaac Charles Johnson 1811-1911 100 British cement manufacturer
JuranJoseph M. Juran 1904-2008 103 Romanian-American quality management guru[20]
KahnIrving Kahn 1905-2015 109 American financial analyst[21]
KartzHarry Kartz 1913-2016 102 British football chairman and investor[22]
KatayamaYutaka Katayama 1909-2015 105 Japanese automotive executive[23]
KordekSteve Kordek 1911-2012 100 American businessman and pinball machine designer[24]
ListHans List 1896-1996 100 Austrian businessman
LitwinLeonard Litwin 1914-2017 102 Austrian-born American real estate developer[25]
MackleyGarnet Hercules Mackley 1883-1986 102 New Zealand head of the New Zealand Railways Department
MahonDenis Mahon 1910-2011 100 British art collector and historian[26]
MansbridgeRonald Mansbridge 1905-2006 100 British publisher
MarshallArthur Marshall 1903-2007 103 British aviator and founder of Marshall Aerospace
MaclaughlinSamuel McLaughlin 1871-1972 100 Canadian businessman, 1st president of General Motors Canada
McCoyDave McCoy 1915- 102 American skiing businessman[27]
MondaviPeter Mondavi 1914-2016 101 American winemaker[28]
MontefioreSir Moses Montefiore, 1st Baronet 1784-1885 100 Italian-born British banker and philanthropist[29]
MorganWalter L. Morgan 1898-1998 100 American businessman and investor; founder of the Wellington Fund.
NeubergerRoy Neuberger 1903-2010 107 American financier[30]
NippertLouise Nippert 1911-2012 100 American businesswoman[31]
NootbaarHerbert Nootbaar 1908-2016 108 American businessman and philanthropist[32]
OberoiMohan Singh Oberoi 1898-2002 103 Indian hotelier[]
OttoWerner Otto 1909-2011 102 German entrepreneur[33]
PhilipsFrits Philips 1905-2005 100 Dutch chairman of Philips
QuinnWilliam John Quinn 1911-2015 104 American railroad executive[34]
ReimannGünter Reimann 1904-2005 100 German economist
RockefellerDavid Rockefeller 1915-2017 101 American banker[35]
SchjottHagbarth Schjøtt, Sr. 1894-1994 100 Norwegian businessman[36]
SchwartzMorris Schwartz 1901-2004 103 Russian-American photographer, inventor, and businessman
ShapiroCarl J. Shapiro 1913- 104 American businessman[37]
ShawSir Run Run Shaw 1907-2014 106 Hong Kong media mogul[38]
SiemensHermann von Siemens 1885-1986 101 German industrialist[]
SimonRobert E. Simon 1914-2015 101 American real estate entrepreneur[39]
SinkinBill Sinkin 1913-2014 100 American banker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist[40]
SobellMichael Sobell 1892-1993 100 British business leader and philanthropist[]
SopwithSir Thomas Sopwith 1888-1989 101 English aircraft pioneer[]
StoneW. Clement Stone 1902-2002 100 American insurance leader[]
SwinburneSir James Swinburne, 9th Baronet 1858-1958 100 British electrical engineer and manufacturer[]
TobermanCharles E. Toberman 1880-1981 101 American real estate developer[41]
ToyodaEiji Toyoda 1913-2013 100 Japanese industrialist[42]
VerweijBull Verweij 1909-2010 100 Dutch founder and former president of Radio Veronica[43]
WalgreenCharles Rudolph Walgreen Jr. 1906-2007 100 American former president and chairman of Walgreen Drug Company
WalleHans Jørgen Walle-Hansen 1912-2012 100 Norwegian partner in Brødrene Hansen[44]
WeilJack Weil 1901-2008 107 American founder and CEO of Rockmount Ranch Wear[45]
WheatonFrank H. Wheaton Sr. 1881-1983 102 American who chaired Wheaton Industries until his death.[]
Williams, ChuckChuck Williams 1915-2015 100 American author and founder of Williams-Sonoma[46]
Williams, EmoryEmory Williams 1911-2014 102 American businessman, former chief executive of Sears[47]
ZabuliAbdul Majid Zabuli 1896-1998 102 Afghan banker, founder of the national banking system.[]

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