Benjamin F. Few

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Benjamin F. Few was President & CEO of Liggett from 1951-1959.


Benjamin F. Few was vice president of Advertising for Liggett & Meyers from 1940 to 1951. During this time he was in charge of marketing Chesterfield cigarettes.(N. M., L&M Issue Analysis of Discovery Responses, Tab 1 Advertising, Defendant's Answer to Interrogatories in Haines or Cipollone Case). He served on the Executive Committee for the Tobacco Institute, Inc. in 1958 and 1959.(Source: UCSF, B & W, 1012.01)

B.F. Few was President of Liggett from 1953 to 1959 and served on the Board of Directors (New York) from 1953 to 1959.(Source: L&M, et al Summary of Officers & Directors - LGI/LTC Liability Notebook.) Few was on the original board of directors for the Tobacco Institute in 1958.(Tobacco Institute COI 1/27/58)

Few retired on November 30, 1959, as President and Director of the Company, having served the Company for over forty-three years. He was succeeded by William Blount.[1]

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