S. Daniel Abraham, a leading American business tycoon, was born in Long Beach, New York. His contribution is significant in diet food and Pharmaceutical business. In 1947, he purchased Thompson Medical Company after returning from his infantry service in US Army in Europe during World War II. Soon, Thompson Medical Company became big with single Pharmaceutical product with annual sales exceeding $5000. In 1970, he founded Slim-Fast beverage which successfully drew worldwide attention.
He has strong ties with Israel. He, with Congressman Wayne Owens, travelled many places Saudi Arabia, Jordon, Israel and Egypt. Later in 1989, with they unitedly established Center for Middle East Peace & Economic Cooperation
He has donated to the parties such as Clinton Foundation and Democratic Party and in 2000 he has contributed $1.5 million to the national parties. He promotes Middle East peace, broad range of educational opportunities and bettering health care.
Award and recognition:
His book Peace is Possible was internationally acclaimed. He is the board member of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)
He was honored with Doctorate degree from Yeshiva University in New York City, and friom the Israeli universities of Ben Gurion, Bar Ilan, and Tel Aviv
Forbes Magazine keeps him among 400 billionaires in the world. His has net worth fortune $1.4 billion.