B. Altman

   A department store that originated in New York City in 1906. Steeped in tradition, ladies shopped and lunched at this elegant establishment. As the customers aged, this retailer did not have success at revamping its image and attracting new clientele. Altman closed its doors in 1989.

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  • ALTMAN, OSCAR LOUIS — (1909–1968), U.S. economist and treasurer of the International Monetary Fund. Altman, who was born in New York, was educated at Cornell University and at the University of Chicago. He began to work as an economist for the Securities and Exchange… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • ALTMAN, SIDNEY — (1939– ), research biologist and educator. Altman, born in Montreal, Canada, received his doctorate in biophysics from the University of Colorado in 1967. He joined the department of biology at Yale University in 1971, becoming a professor in… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Altman,Sidney — Altman, Sidney. Born 1939. Canadian born American biologist who shared a 1989 Nobel Prize in chemistry for discoveries concerning the catalytic properties of RNA. * * * …   Universalium

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