Pritzker, A. N.

Pritzker, A. N. (Abram Nicholas)

(1896–1986) hotel executive; born in Chicago. He worked for his father's Chicago law firm until 1936. With his brother Jack Pritzker (1904–79), he founded the Marmon Group, a family-owned corporate empire that came to include, among other companies, the Hyatt Hotels, Braniff Airlines, and McCall's magazine. A noted philanthropist, he funded the University of Chicago's Pritzker School of Medicine.
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