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November 17, 2005 | From Bloomberg
Financier Preston Robert Tisch, chairman of the conglomerate Loews Corp. and co-owner of the New York Giants football team, died Tuesday of brain cancer at his home in New York City. He was 79. Tisch was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer last year, the New York Giants said in a statement on the team's website. New York City-based Loews owns insurer CNA Financial Corp.; Lorillard Tobacco Co., the oldest U.S. tobacco company; Loews Hotels; watchmaker Bulova Corp.
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November 17, 2005 | From Bloomberg
Financier Preston Robert Tisch, chairman of the conglomerate Loews Corp. and co-owner of the New York Giants football team, died Tuesday of brain cancer at his home in New York City. He was 79. Tisch was diagnosed with inoperable brain cancer last year, the New York Giants said in a statement on the team's website. New York City-based Loews owns insurer CNA Financial Corp.; Lorillard Tobacco Co., the oldest U.S. tobacco company; Loews Hotels; watchmaker Bulova Corp.
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SPORTS
February 21, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Tisch, the former Postmaster General, agreed to purchase 50% of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants. The surprise announcement by the NFL said Tisch, brother of CBS President Laurence Tisch, bought the share of the team owned by Helen Mara Nugent, her son Tim and daughter Maura Mara Concannon. No purchase price was announced. Robert Tisch, president of the Loews Corp., a financial enterprise with assests exceeding $34.
BUSINESS
August 11, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
Loews Corp. Chairman Robert Tisch has a cancerous brain tumor and has begun treatment, a family spokesman said in a statement. The family won't disclose further details of Tisch's condition, spokesman Howard Rubenstein said. The 78-year-old Tisch is ranked 186th on Forbes magazine's annual list of billionaires with a net worth of $2.7 billion. Loews owns insurance, tobacco and oil drilling companies.
BUSINESS
August 11, 2004 | From Bloomberg News
Loews Corp. Chairman Robert Tisch has a cancerous brain tumor and has begun treatment, a family spokesman said in a statement. The family won't disclose further details of Tisch's condition, spokesman Howard Rubenstein said. The 78-year-old Tisch is ranked 186th on Forbes magazine's annual list of billionaires with a net worth of $2.7 billion. Loews owns insurance, tobacco and oil drilling companies.
SPORTS
March 19, 1991 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has recommended a California site for the 1993 Super Bowl and drew a distinction between two ongoing civil rights controversies in Los Angeles and Phoenix. Tagliabue, reporting to the NFL's club owners Monday, says he favors taking the game out of Phoenix because Arizona "has become a national civil rights battleground" after its citizens voted against an annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. "I don't see that emerging in Los Angeles," he said.
BUSINESS
September 15, 1988
Preston Robert Tisch, president and co-chief executive of Loews Corp., has been elected to the CBS board, expanding it to 14 members from 13. Tisch is the brother of CBS President Laurence A. Tisch.
BUSINESS
March 1, 1988
Preston Robert Tisch, former Loews Corp. president and chief operating officer who served as postmaster general for 19 months, will return to the company as president, co-chief executive and a director. Loews said Tisch, who announced Jan. 5 that he was leaving the postal position to resume private business, was elected to the posts, which include the newly created title of co-chief executive. He will share that responsibility with his brother Laurence Tisch, who will remain company chairman.
NEWS
August 6, 1986 | United Press International
Preston Robert Tisch, president of Loews Corp. of New York, has been selected by unanimous vote to be the new postmaster general, the Postal Service Board of Governors announced today. Tisch will replace Albert V. Casey, interim postmaster general since January, whose resignation is effective Aug. 15.
SPORTS
March 19, 1991 | BOB OATES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Commissioner Paul Tagliabue has recommended a California site for the 1993 Super Bowl and drew a distinction between two ongoing civil rights controversies in Los Angeles and Phoenix. Tagliabue, reporting to the NFL's club owners Monday, says he favors taking the game out of Phoenix because Arizona "has become a national civil rights battleground" after its citizens voted against an annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. "I don't see that emerging in Los Angeles," he said.
SPORTS
February 21, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
Robert Tisch, the former Postmaster General, agreed to purchase 50% of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants. The surprise announcement by the NFL said Tisch, brother of CBS President Laurence Tisch, bought the share of the team owned by Helen Mara Nugent, her son Tim and daughter Maura Mara Concannon. No purchase price was announced. Robert Tisch, president of the Loews Corp., a financial enterprise with assests exceeding $34.
NEWS
December 20, 1985 | Associated Press
The number of visitors to New York dropped slightly in 1985, but spending was up and the city remained the world's leading tourist destination, the Convention and Visitors Bureau reported Wednesday. The bureau estimated that 17.1 million people will have stayed in the city's hotels by year's end, down 135,000 from 1984, but still more than two visitors for every New York City resident. Based on typical tourist spending figures, the bureau estimated that this year's visitors will have spent $2.
NEWS
June 23, 1990
Sayde Tisch Busch, 91, matriarch of the Tisch family and mother of the presidents of CBS Inc. and Loews Corp. Mrs. Tisch Busch was the mother of Laurence A. Tisch, president and chief executive of CBS and chairman and co-chief executive officer, with his brother, of Loews Corp. Preston Robert Tisch is president and co-chief executive officer of Loews Corp. and a former U.S. postmaster general. Their mother married Al Tisch, a New York City clothing manufacturer, in 1920.
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