- (edtf) 1917-11-05
- (edtf) 2016-10-03
- Organization: Sysco Corp.
- Affiliation Start: 1969
- Organization: Global Frozen Foods Inc.
- (iso5218) Male
Field of Activity
- (lcsy) Art, Asian--Collectors and collecting
- (lcsy) Food service
- (lcsy) Charities
Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes
- found: Met. Mus. of Art. East Asign lacquer, 1991: CIP t.p. (Herbert Irving)
- found: Washington post WWW site, viewed Oct. 12, 2016 (Herbert Irving, the Sysco Corp. co-founder and philanthropist who donated more than $300 million to Columbia University Medical Center in New York, died Oct. 3  at his home in Manhattan; he was 98; last surviving founder of Sysco, the world's largest food-services provider that was formed in 1969 when the owners of 12 different businesses merged their operations; born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Nov. 5, 1917; served in the Army in Europe during World War II; after his military discharge, Mr. Irving returned to his job as a teacher; then joined his brother-in-law to start Global Frozen Foods Inc., which evolved to become Sysco; the Irvings were known for their collection of Asian art, some of which can be seen at the Florence and Herbert Irving Asian Wing of New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art)
- 1991-05-31: new
- 2016-10-12: revised