Peter B. Lewis

Lewis
  • Joined the Giving Pledge: 09/18/2012 - Read the Letter
  • Estimated Net Worth: $1.25 billion
  • Forbes Rank: #392
  • Industry: Automobile and casualty insurance
  • Born: 1933
  • Died: 2013
  • Residence: Coconut Grove, FL

Peter Lewis is the current chairman and former CEO of Progressive Insurance Companies, the company his father co-founded in 1937.

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Philanthropy should be fun, otherwise it will not be sustainable. Seeing results flow from my gifts is my greatest pleasure as a philanthropist--whether exonerating a jailed innocent or completing a Frank Gehry Building. I want to enjoy my philanthropy.

Peter B. Lewis

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Arts; Business; Civil rights; Community recreation; Economic development; Education; Grants to individuals; Jewish agencies and synagogues; Marijuana public policy & advocacy; Media (television); Museums; New York; Nonprofit Management; Ohio; Philanthropy and Voluntarism; Public Affairs; United Ways and Federated Giving Programs; Washington, DC

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