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Obituary: Majestic Steel Founder Dennis Leebow

Written by Laura Miller

Dennis Leebow, the founder and former president and CEO of Cleveland-based, family-owned service center Majestic Steel USA, passed away on July 12, 2023, at the age of 72.

Leebow was a graduate of the Ohio State University. He worked as a salesman at his grandfather’s company, Baldwin Steel, before embarking on his own adventure and founding Majestic Steel in 1979, according to the company’s website. Founded on the principles of innovation, he grew the company into a leading national distributor and processor of prime carbon flat-rolled steel.

Dennis “truly achieved the American dream. Over the years, as president and CEO of Majestic Steel USA, he meticulously built the family business to be a leader in the steel industry with unmatched passion, dedication and love. Dennis loved each member of the Majestic family with his whole heart as well as every customer and industry colleague. He truly created a ‘Majestic’ experience for all,” his obituary on reads.

Majestic Steel is still family-owned today, with the youngest of Dennis’ four sons, Todd Leebow, currently serving as president and CEO.

Dennis will be remembered for “his big personality, selfless nature, and amazing storytelling,” the obituary adds.

A celebration of life was held for Dennis Leebow on Saturday, July 22, in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, 44022. Contributions in Dennis’ memory may be made to the American Cancer Society (, an email from the company said.

SMU sends our deepest sympathies to the Leebow and Majestic families.

Laura Miller

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