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Irving Mann

Title: Chairman, Mann’s Jewelers Inc.
Age: 80
Home: Brighton
Education: Master watchmaker certification, Canadian Horological Institute; gemologist certification, Gemological Institute of America
Family: Wife, Gertrude; daughter, Nancy; son, Robert
Hobbies: Following baseball and football. Favorite team is the Rochester Red Wings. He also enjoys reading up on gems and their history.
Quote: “(As a child) I began to acquire information about the industry from many different facets: from the standpoint of the craftsmen, from the standpoint of the customers who were walking in … So, it all stuck, way back in there someplace. It’s been a treasure of information I’ve relied on through the years.”

07/08/05 (C) Rochester Business Journal


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