Born in San Diego, CA while his parents, Louis Sr. and Helen, and older sister Virginia were vacationing in La Jolla, CA. He grew up in San Marino, CA. As a young man he spent his summers in Newport Beach waterfront on Lido Isle at his parents summer home where he loved to swim and sail. Louis graduated from the University of California at Berkeley. A member of Epsilon, he also served as president and was active in many California University societies. After serving in the Army, during the Korean War, he received his Master's Degree at UCLA. From 1958 to 1961 he was editor and publisher at of the Palm Springs Life Magazine. Moving to Los Angeles, he worked for Transamerica Corporation for more than six years as its Los Angeles representative and its most most successful one. In 1971 he started the Brittingham Company Mercedes-Benz Europeon Lease Program that few the lesee to Europe and back free and leased a Mercedes-Benz at prices comparable to local lease costs. A member of the California Racing Board, he enjoyed owning race horses with friends and he and his friends were trilled to be in the winner's circle when their horse won. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Anna, a niece, Helen Ullmann, and two nephews Richard and Dean Lippi. He will be missed by his family and remembered as a fun person. Services will be private.