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John Farber

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Net worth 2018: $1.7 Billion
Industry: Manufacturing
Residence: New York, New York
Country: United States
BirthDay: 24 June 1957
Sigh: Cancer
Children: 1
Education: Ph.D, Polytechnic Institute
BIOGRAPHY

John Farber was bornon 24 June 1957 in New York, New York, United States. John Farber is #1421 in List Billionaires People In The World. John Farber is the longtime chairman of ICC Industries, which trades basic and specialty chemicals, plastics and pharmaceuticals globally. He started the company in 1952 as a chemical trading division of his father-in-law's textiles export-import firm, Leslie Kleyman Corporation. Farber's family left Romania after his father's business, United Factory for Varnishes and Paints, was nationalized following World War II. Farber first traveled to Israel before making his way to New York to study chemistry for his doctorate at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. In the 1990s he bought back his father's old Romanian factory.

NET WORTH STATISTIC
2013

$2 Billion

2014

$2 Billion

2015

$1.9 Billion

2016

$1.5 Billion

2017

$1.2 Billion

2018

$1.7 Billion

TIMELINE
2013

On April 11, 2013, he was appointed as the Senior Vice President and General Counsel of Rutgers University

2011

In July 2011 he was appointed the 13th (and tie-breaking) member of New Jersey's Congressional Redistricting Commission by both its Democratic and Republican members

2010

”On January 21, 2010, he appeared on The Colbert Report

2002

Bennett and Codey, the Senate Co-Presidents, then divided the last week of the term among them as Governor, with Bennett serving from January 8, 2002 to January 12, 2002; and Codey serving from January 12, 2002, to January 15, 2002

1999

Farmer was nominated to be New Jersey Attorney General on March 15, 1999, and was sworn in the following June after being confirmed unanimously by the New Jersey Senate

1997

In 1997, Governor Christine Todd Whitman appointed Farmer as Chief Counsel, after having served as Deputy Chief Counsel and Assistant Counsel to the Governor

1988

From 1988 to 1990, he was an associate in the law firm of Riker, Danzig, Scherer, Hyland & Perretti in Morristown

1957

Farmer was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, in 1957

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