Charles Haskell Revson
(11 Oct 1906 - 24 Aug 1975)
American executive who founded the Revlon cosmetics company in 1932. He was its president (1932-62) and then chairman until his death. It made him a multi-millionaire. The L in the company name came from initial investor Charles Lachman of the Dresden Chemical Company which made their first product, nail polish. The next product, lipstick, was added in 1939.
Science Quotes by Charles Haskell Revson (1 quote)
Creative people are like a wet towel You wring them out and pick up another one.
— Charles Haskell Revson
In John N. Ingham and Lynne B. FeldmanContemporary American Business Leaders: a Biographical Dictionary (2002), 73.