Portrait of Trustee Emeritus Leon A. Gorman ’56, H’83 Presented in Moulton Union

Amid fond recollections of his deep devotion to Maine and to Bowdoin, a portrait of Trustee Emeritus Leon A. Gorman ’56, H’83 was presented May 11, 2017, in Moulton Union.

Gorman, the former president and chairman of L.L. Bean, and the grandson of the company’s founder, died in September 2015 at the age of 80.

President Clayton Rose recalled Gorman’s visionary leadership as a businessman, and his generous and quiet support, with his wife, Lisa, for the arts and culture, for health and medicine, and for community service organizations that change lives. Read more about the portrait presentation and view a slideshow of images from the event in Bowdoin News.

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