NEW YORK — Max Mittman, chief executive officer of Jaymee Fashions, a former children’s sportswear manufacturer, died Sunday at University Hospital in Tamarac, Fla. He was 91.

Mittman died of natural causes, his family said.

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He operated Jaymee Fashions in Manhattan for 20 years, selling to major department and specialty stores, before retiring in 1972.

Mittman is survived by his wife, Arlyne; a son, Evan, who is ceo of Max Leather Group/Cipriani Accessories; a daughter, Peggy; a brother, Murray; seven grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be 11:45 a.m. today at The Star of David, Tamarac.

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