Industry veteran Newman ‘Bernie' Bernstein dies
January 24, 2014,
PALM DESERT, Calif. — Newman "Bernie" Bernstein, a veteran of the bedding and furniture industries, has died at his home here. He was 83.
He was a longtime sales manager for Whittier, Calif.-based bed frame source Bedline, which was later purchased by Leggett & Platt. Bernstein remained with Leggett & Platt as West Coast sales manager for years. Later, he formed furniture import company Dreammakers with his sons, Randy and Ronald. That company also was purchased by Leggett & Platt. Neman Bernstein retired about 15 years ago.