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Edward J. Noble

Life Savers

1913 - 1938

Food & Tobacco

Military ServiceArmy
1910 b. 1882
UndergraduateYale University
Born-Died1882 - 1958
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1910

Noble founded the entity that eventually became Life Savers Incorporated and grew it from a failing mint producer into a global business, with sales of $20 million in the mid-1950s. Noble also founded the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) and shepherded it to a merger with United Paramount and into a television network that eventually became one of the nation's best.