Carlson, Curtis LeRoy

Carlson, Curtis LeRoy

(1914–  ) corporate executive; born in Minneapolis, Minn. He was founding president of the Gold Bond Stamp Company, Minneapolis (1938–84), and chairman of other construction, real estate, and hospitality companies including the Radisson Hotel Corporation and TGI Friday's. Carlson Companies was one of the largest privately owned companies in the U.S.A.