The L.L. in L.L. Bean stands for Leon Leonwood. In 1912, Leon Leonwood Bean started a mail order company by selling "Bean Boots," waterproof boots sold to hunters.
Also, who is the owner of LL Bean?
L.L. Bean has been family-owned since Leon Leonwood Bean founded it in 1912 in Freeport. Leon Gorman, 78, L.L.
How much is LL Bean worth?
The Alfond family's net worth is estimated at $4.8 billion, according to Forbes. Among those who made their millions solely in fashion and retail, the family is ranked 10th. The Bean family, of course, draws its wealth from L.L. Bean in Freeport.
Are there LL Bean stores?
L.L.Bean stores and L.L.Bean Outlets are located in Maine, Colorado, Connecticut, Illinois, Kansas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and Wisconsin.