• Irving L. Rousso, Founding Partner of Russ Togs, Dies at 92

    1 month ago - By WWD

    Services will be held Thursday for Irving L. Rousso, a founding partner and president of Russ Togs Inc., and a philanthropist, at Riverside Chapel at 180 West 76th Street in New York at 12:30 p.m.
    Rousso, 92, died Monday in Southampton, N.Y., from natural causes, according to his wife, Barbara.
    Tall and imposing, Rousso was known for his tough, demanding and ambitious demeanor. Born and raised on New York's Lower East Side, Rousso left school after eighth grade and started working for relatives in their factory in New Jersey. He served in the U.S. Navy and survived the German V2 bombing of...
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