[lee-ver-hyoom or, often, -yoom]
ViscountWilliam Hesketh Lever, 1851–1925, English soap manufacturer, originator of an employee profit-sharing plan, and founder of a model industrial town.
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William Hesketh, 1st Viscount. 1851–1925, English soap manufacturer and philanthropist, who founded (1881) the model industrial town Port Sunlight
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