Leon Eastmond is the 91-year-old owner of Easco Boiler Corporation, a boiler and manufacturing company in Hunts Point, Bronx. Despite his old age, Eastmond still heads into work every day, and has no plans for retirement. Learn more about him and his company in this short profile video from our friends at NY1.
Leon Eastmond has been working since he was 12 years old. At age 91, he has no plans to step away from the multi-million dollar manufacturing company that he built in the Bronx. "You know why so many people are anxious to retire? They don't like what they do," Arlington Leon Eastmond said. What Eastmond does is make boilers. His company EASCO is one of the largest black-owned boiler manufacturing companies in the country. He built it out of the welding and repair business that his father started in 1926.
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