- Naseeb Saliba
Naseeb Michael Saliba (1915 – May 22, 2008) was a construction mogul and philanthropist. He was born in 1915 in Ozark, Alabama to Lebanese immigrants, and later moved to Los Angeles, California with his family. In 1942, he founded N.M. Saliba Co., which became one of the most successful heavy construction companies on the West Coast. In 1972, his co-founded the Tutor-Saliba Corporation with Ronald N. Tutor. In 1994, the United States Army Corps of Engineers awarded him its National Contractor of the Year award for civil works projects. By his death in 2008, the Tutor-Saliba Corporation was ranked the 37th largest general contractor in the United States.
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- ^ Elaine Woo, L.A. Times (June 1, 2008). "Naseeb M. Saliba, 93; construction mogul oversaw Southern California projects". Retrieved August 5, 2008.
- ^ "Top 400 Contractors for 2008". Retrieved August 5, 2008.
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