History of Jerry Buss, the famous American chemist, and Businessman.

History of Jerry Buss, the famous American chemist, and Businessman.


Jerry Buss was an American Businessman, real estate and chemist. He was the majority owner of the Los Angeles Lakers, which was a professional basketball team in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Los Angles: Lakers were a winning team of 10 league championships that were highlighted by the successful era of his team during 1980s. Jerry was also the owner of other sports franchises in Southern California. He announce as a member of the 2010 induction class of the Basketball Hall Of Fame in April, 5   2010. He was normally known as a c contributor to the sport on August 13, 2010.

Jerry Buss was born on Janbuary27, 1933 in Slot Lake City; he was raised by his divorced mother, Jessie. When Jerry was at the age of 9, he moved with his mother to Los angles. Latter on they moved to Kemmerer, Wyoming when h=his mother remarried. He earned Scholarship at the University Of Wyoming; he passed his graduation with B.S degree in 1953. After that he returned to Los Angeles and got admission in the University of Southern California, where he passed an MS and Ph.D. In physical Chemistry in1957. He Started a Career being a chemist for the Bureau of Mines; he then worked briefly in the Aerospace Induction the Faculty in Chemistry Department. Latter on Originally he went into real estate investing in order to provide income so he could continue teaching. In 1944, Jerry Produced a movie named Black Eye starring former gridiron star Ft=red “the Hammer” Williamson. Jerry Purchased Pickford Mansion in Beverley Hills from the estate of Marry Pickford in 1979. He was also the Co Owner of the real estate investment company called Marian_ Bliss Associates with his long –time partner Frank Mariana.

Jerry Buss Was also a high- stakes cash game Poker Player for many years. World Series of Packer in 1991 was the best finished series of Buss. Latter his team was on the second place in 2003 World Poker Tour Free roll invitational. His team was also participating in the GSN series High Stakes Poker and the NBC late night series Poker After dark.

Jerry Buss Donated $7.5 million to USC’s Department of Chemistry to finance scholarships for chemistry graduates and two financed chairs, the two financed chairs were to be named after his mentors at USC, professor Sidney Benson and David Dows. He was also a founder member of the USC College Board of Councilors. Buss marriage to the Jo Ann Mueller, ended in 1972. He had two children from Jo Ann Mueller. Latter on He married with his girlfriend Karen Demel, she also gave birth 2 children. He was normally known as a playboy and j=he a=had a string of girlfriends.

In 2012 buss admitted in Hospital with an Intestinal Problem. He could not attend his 80th Birthday on January 27, 2103 ceremony with Lakers Team due to this problem. Latter on revealed that Buss had a Battling Cancer, sin 2012. At last, he died on February 18, 2013 (age 80).  On February 21, 2013 hundreds of people gathered to pay last tribute to Buss in a televised memorial service at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. Across from the Lakers’ home court, Staples Center. He was buried on February 22 at Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills).


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