Lauder: An American cosmetics company founder
Cosmetician Lauder; Makeup name; Lauder
of cosmetics; First name in cosmetics; Lauder of lipstick;
Compact name; Ms. Lauder
7 times a year
for a sweet person. Forget rich.
~ Estee Lauder quote
Lauder (July 1, 1906 – April 24, 2004) was the founder of
Estée Lauder Inc., a pioneering cosmetics company.
was born Josephine Esther Mentzer in Queens, New York, USA, the
daughter of Hungarian Jewish immigrants. She married Joseph
Lauter in 1930, divorced him in 1939, and re-married him in 1942.
The Lauter family changed their surname to "Lauder" in
the late 1930s. They remained married until his death in 1982.
died in her Manhattan home of cardiopulmonary failure at the age
was the only woman on Time
magazine's 1998 list of the 20 most influential business geniuses
of the 20th century. She was also the recipient of the
Presidential Medal of Freedom.
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