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Walter A. Haas

Levi Strauss and Company

1922 - 1957

Fabric & Apparel

Military ServiceArmy
1920 b. 1889
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of California at Berkeley
Personal
Born-Died1889 - 1979
BirthplaceCalifornia (CA)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1920

Haas led Leviís transformation from a family business to a worldwide corporation. Haas introduced a number of innovative employment policies and refused to lay off workers even during the time of the Great Depression Ė gaining a long-standing reputation for considerate treatment of workers.