Robert J. Barnes

 

 

Age: 86

 

Summary: president and chief executive officer of the Estee Lauder cosmetics company from 1964 (shortly after the company started) until 1991 who built it into a dominant cosmetics company with an estimated sales volume of more than $1 billion at the time of his retirement.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: November 17, 1916

 

Died: October 26, 2003

 

Location: Monarch Beach, California