This Day in Jewish History / Estee Lauder Dies, at Some Age or Other

Born Josephine Mentzer, she may not have finished high school but working with her uncle in developing things from chicken-lice remedy to suppositories led Estee Lauder to revolutionize the world of cosmetics.

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On April 24, 2004, Est e Lauder, co-founder and longtime head of the cosmetics empire that bears her name, died, at the age of 95, or perhaps 97.