Lester River Jacket
Lester was a researcher who developed Kevlar for the use in ballistic vests. Kevlar’s use in ballistic vests was later expanded for use in all types of personal armor. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and graduated from South Philadelphia High School in 1943. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. After the war, Shubin worked as a chemist and joined the U.S. Department of Justice in 1971. He worked for many years at the National Institute of Justice (“NIJ”), the federal agency designated with research and development in the field of law enforcement technology. At least one history of the development of police technology notes that in its first 20 years, “efforts in technology research and development were to a considerable degree a one-person effort, that person being Lester Shubin, a chemist.
Lester River Jacket is made up of high-quality wool blend material with a soft viscose lining which protects you from the cold winds. It has a shirt style collar. Moreover, it is stylishly designed with a front open button closure. It has two flap chest pockets outside and two pockets inside to keep your valuables safe. It further has full sleeves with button cuffs. It is available in green color.