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Sir Isaac Wolfson MP (1897 - 1991)

Sir Isaac Wolfson, 1st Baronet FRS[1] (17 September 1897 – 20 June 1991) was a Scottish businessman and philanthropist. He was managing director of Great Universal Stores (G.U.S. or Gussies) 1932-194...

2/17/2007 4/21/2017

Nicholas Brown, II MP (1769 - 1841)

Nicholas Brown II, was born in Providence, 4 April 1769. He married first Ann Carter, second mary Stelle. He was long distinguished for his virtues and his public and private charities. He erected Hope...

10/14/2008 4/15/2017

Anne Sheepshanks MP (1794 - 1855)

Anne Sheepshanks (1794 – 8 February 1855) was a British astronomical benefectator. Life Sheepshanks was born in Leeds in 1794. She was the daughter of Joseph and Ann Sheepshanks. Her mother was f...

7/1/2013 4/12/2017

Frank Altschul MP (1887 - 1981)

Frank Altschul (April 21, 1887 – May 29, 1981) was an American financier who was a Senior Partner of Lazard Freres and the Chief Executive of General American Investors Company, and founder of the pr...

4/25/2007 4/11/2017

Arthur Altschul MP (1920 - 2002)

Arthur Goodhart Altschul (6 April 1920 – 17 March 2002) was an American banking mogul and a Goldman Sachs Group partner, and executive at his private family office, Overbrook Management Corporation, ...

4/25/2007 4/11/2017

Mary Pickford MP (1892 - 1979)

"Gladys Louise Smith"

Known as America’s sweetheart, Mary Pickford was a legendary film actress during the age of silent pictures. She often appeared on screen in young girl roles, even when she was an adult. Pickford began...

11/18/2009 4/11/2017

Asa Griggs Candler (December 30, 1851 – March 12, 1929) was an American business tycoon who made most of his money selling Coca-Cola. He also served as mayor of Atlanta, Georgia from 1916 to 1919. Ca...

4/9/2010 4/10/2017

LEE Kong Chian 李光前 MP (1893 - 1967)

"LEE Geok Kun"

Li Kuang-ch'ien, known as K. C. Lee, Fukienese entrepreneur who became a multi-millionaire in Singapore. His many business and financial interests in Singapore, Malaya, Thailand, and Indonesia included...

8/1/2013 4/8/2017

TAN Kah Kee 陳嘉庚, 19世 MP (1874 - 1961)

Tan Kah Kee and Company. He was born near Amoy (Jimei (集美社), Tong'an County (同安縣), Xiamen, Fujian, China) in 1874 and arrived in Singapore in 1900. Established a rice shop and pineapple factory in 19...

4/6/2009 4/8/2017

Run Run SHAW 邵逸夫 MP (1907 - 2014)

Sir Run Run Shaw , GBM, CBE , also known as Shao Yifu and Siu Yat-fu , was a Hong Kong entertainment mogul and philanthropist. He was one of the most influential figures in the Asian entertainment indu...

1/6/2015 4/8/2017

Harry Payne Whitney MP (1872 - 1930)

Harry Payne Whitney (April 29, 1872 - October 26, 1930) was an American businessman, thoroughbred horsebreeder, and member of the prominent Whitney family. Born in New York City, he was the eldest ...

7/13/2007 4/4/2017

David Hunt MP (1779 - 1861)

) David Hunt (1779-1861) was an American planter based in the Natchez District of Mississippi who controlled 25 plantations, thousands of acres and more than 1,000 slaves in the antebellum era. From ...

2/21/2014 4/3/2017

David Rumsey is an American map collector and the founder of the David Rumsey Map Collection. He is also the president of Cartography Associates. Rumsey has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Fine ...

3/22/2017 3/30/2017

Victor William Henningsen, Jr. (May 19, 1924 – March 26, 2007) was an American businessman, entrepreneur, political activist and philanthropist. Education and military service Henningsen was educ...

3/22/2017 3/29/2017

William Henry Draper III (born January 15, 1928) is an American venture capitalist. Early life and career Draper was born on January 15, 1928 in White Plains, New York, the son of Katherine Louis...

3/5/2015 3/29/2017

Stephen Adams (born 1937) is an American businessman, private equity investor, and philanthropist. His current holdings include Good Sam Enterprises, a national publishing, retail stores, and member-...

12/1/2016 3/29/2017

Ellen Scripps Booth MP (1863 - 1948)

"Nellie Booth", "Nellie Scripps"

She died at Cranbrook in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Inscription on marker: Married George Gough Booth on June 1, 1887. Together, George and "Nellie" also founded the world-renowned Cranbrook Educati...

10/23/2014 3/28/2017

Anna Virginia Whitcomb MP (1866 - 1953)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Ellen Warren Booth (born Scripps) by SmartCopy : Oct 23 2014, 15:35:54 UTC

10/23/2014 3/28/2017

William Edmund Scripps MP (1882 - 1952)

Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees via sister Ellen Warren Booth (born Scripps) by SmartCopy : Oct 23 2014, 15:35:54 UTC

10/23/2014 3/28/2017

George Gough Booth MP (1864 - 1949)

From Wikipedia : George Gough Booth (September 24, 1864 – April 11, 1949) was the publisher of the privately held Evening News Association, a co-founder of Booth Newspapers, and a philanthropist. B...

10/23/2014 3/27/2017

Charles Tufts MP (1781 - 1876)

Charles Tufts (July 16, 1781 – December 24, 1876) was an American businessperson and philanthropist. Biography Born in Medford, Massachusetts to Daniel and Abigail Tufts, he was a descendant of P...

3/24/2017 3/24/2017

Governor Charles Henderson MP (1860 - 1937)

Charles Henderson (April 26, 1860 – January 7, 1937) was the 35th Governor of Alabama from 1915 to 1919 and a member of the Democratic Party. Before serving as governor, Henderson was mayor of Troy, ...

10/4/2013 3/24/2017

Frederick Baldwin Adams MP (1878 - 1961)

Frederick Baldwin Adams From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Frederick Baldwin Adams (5 February 1878 - 23 October 1961) was an American businessman and philanthropist. Adams was born in Toledo, O...

6/25/2015 3/23/2017

David Rockefeller Jr. is a philanthropist and an active participant in nonprofit and environmental areas. The eldest son of David Rockefeller, he is a leading fourth-generation member (known as "the Co...

4/27/2009 3/23/2017

Rebekah 'Bekah' Mercer MP

""the First Lady of the alt-right""

New York, New York, United States

Rebekah "Bekah" Mercer is an American foundation director and Republican donor. Her support for far right wing political causes has earned her the nickname of "the First Lady of the alt-right." She i...

3/22/2017 3/22/2017

3/19/2017 3/19/2017

Chuck Feeney MP

"Chuck"

Charles Francis "Chuck" Feeney is an Irish-American businessman and philanthropist and the founder of The Atlantic Philanthropies, one of the largest private foundations in the world. He made his fortu...

3/19/2017 3/19/2017

Elizabeth Jarvis Colt (October 5, 1826 – August 23, 1905, born Elizabeth Hart Jarvis), was the widow and heir of firearms manufacturer Samuel Colt, founder of Colt's Manufacturing Company. Early li...

10/19/2009 3/18/2017

Katharine Seymour Day MP (1870 - 1964)

Katharine Seymour Day was a painter, philanthropist, and historic preservationist. Day was a member of the Hartford City Planning Commission. She worked to preserve historic homes in Connecticut and ...

9/1/2008 3/18/2017

Ahuva (Lyuba) Klatzin MP (b. - 1951)

3/18/2017 3/18/2017

Nicholas D. "Nick" Woodman (born June 24, 1975) is an American businessman and philanthropist. Woodman is the founder and CEO of GoPro. Early life and education Woodman is the son of Concepcion (...

3/17/2017 3/17/2017

Robert Alfred Lurie (born 1929) is a real estate magnate, philanthropist, and former owner of the San Francisco Giants franchise of Major League Baseball from March 2, 1976 until January 12, 1993.

5/21/2013 3/15/2017

Louis Robert Lurie MP (1888 - 1972)

Businessman. Developer of over 200 major highrises in the downtown area of San Francisco, California. One time owner of the Mark Hopkins Hotel. Also in real estate and was highly philanthropic in the c...

5/21/2013 3/15/2017

Helen Pitts Douglass MP (1837 - 1903)

Suffragist, abolitionist, editor, teacher, historical association founder ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Helen Pitt...

7/8/2007 3/13/2017

William Heaton Childs MP (1807 - 1885)

William H. Childs , second son of Dea. Aaron and Lucy Ward Child, b. in Livonia, Livingston Co., N. Y., April 1, 1807, m. 1st, April 15, 1828, Miss Laura Amsden of Phelps, Ontario Co., N. Y; m. 2d, Sep...

11/30/2008 3/10/2017

Dr. F. Julius LeMoyne MP (1798 - 1879)

Francis Julius LeMoyne (September 4, 1798 - October 14, 1879) was a 19th century American medical doctor and philanthropist from Washington, Pennsylvania. Responsible for creating the first crematory i...

12/5/2007 3/10/2017

Mary Kaye Huntsman (born Mary Kaye Cooper; September 10, 1961) is an American activist and the wife of Jon Huntsman, Jr. She launched and developed Bag of Hope and Power in You, programs that help ch...

6/21/2011 3/9/2017

Canadian lawyer, businessman, politician, and philanthropist. He served as the 11th Prime Minister of Canada from August 7, 1930, to October 23, 1935, during the worst of the Great Depression years. Fo...

10/3/2007 3/5/2017

Anne Tracy Morgan MP (1873 - 1952)

[ ) Anne Tracy Morgan] (July 25, 1873 – January 29, 1952) was an American philanthropist who provided relief efforts in aid to France during and after World War I and World War II.Morgan was educated p...

4/27/2009 3/5/2017

Christopher Pell Liddell CNZM (born 24 April 1958) is a New Zealand-born US-citizen[citation needed] businessman and philanthropist, who serves as Assistant to the President of the United States, Don...

3/4/2017 3/4/2017

Mary Golda Ross MP (1908 - 2008)

"Mary Gold"

Mary Golda Ross (August 9, 1908 – April 29, 2008) was the first Native American female engineer. She was one of the 40 founding engineers of the Skunk Works , and was known for her work at Lockheed Mar...

3/2/2017 3/2/2017

Arthur Obermayer MP (1931 - 2016)

OBERMAYER, Dr. Arthur S. Of Dedham, formerly of West Newton, on January 10, 2016. For 52 years, he was the beloved husband of Dr. Judith (Hirschfield) Obermayer. Loving father of Hank Obermayer of Oakl...

7/1/2010 2/28/2017

Gordon Earle Moore (born January 3, 1929) is an American businessman, co-founder and chairman emeritus of Intel Corporation, and the author of Moore's law. As of January 2016, his net worth is $7.3 b...

2/12/2017 2/23/2017

Sting MP

"Sting"

Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner CBE (born 2 October 1951), known on stage as Sting, is an English musician, singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, activist, actor and philanthropist. He was principal s...

12/25/2014 2/20/2017

Glennon Doyle Melton MP

Naples, Collier County, Florida, United States

Glennon Doyle Melton is the author of Love Warrior (Flatiron, 2016), a #1 New York Times bestselling memoir and Oprah Book Club Pick. She is also the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Car...

2/20/2017 2/20/2017

Financier, Philanthropist. In 1925, after the sudden death of his father, he moved, with his mother, from his hometown of Omaha, Nebraska, to Los Angeles, California. Following his father's footsteps h...

2/19/2017 2/19/2017

Julian Wood Glass, Jr. MP (1910 - 1992)

Acquired the ancestral family homestead, "Glen Burnie", Winchester, VA, from heirs who had let it fall to ruin, and turned it over to his lifetime companion, R. Lee Taylor, for restoration. Glass provi...

11/11/2013 2/15/2017

Leon Charney MP (1938 - 2016)

Leon Charney (July 23, 1938 – March 21, 2016) was an American real estate tycoon, attorney, author, philanthropist, political pundit, media personality and Jewish cantor. He lived in Manhattan in New...

12/11/2012 2/14/2017

Nancy Lerner (born 1953) is an American investor, philanthropist, and billionaire. Biography Lerner was born to a Jewish family, the daughter of Norma (née Wolkoff) and Al Lerner. She has one bro...

2/13/2017 2/13/2017

Fred DeLuca MP (1947 - 2015)

Frederick Adrian "Fred" DeLuca (October 3, 1947 – September 14, 2015) was an American businessman, best known as the co-founder of the Subway franchise of sandwich shops. Early life and education ...

2/13/2017 2/13/2017

Peter Buck (born December 19, 1930) is an American physicist, restaurateur, and philanthropist. He co-founded the Subway fast food restaurant chain. Early life and education Buck was born in Sout...

2/12/2017 2/13/2017

Thomas S. Kaplan (born 1962) is an American entrepreneur, natural resources investor, philanthropist and art collector. He is the chairman and chief investment officer of The Electrum Group LLC, a Ne...

1/10/2009 2/13/2017

Rupert Harris Johnson Jr. (born 1941) is the Vice Chairman of the Board at Franklin Resources. Early life Rupert Johnson was born in 1941. His brother, Charles, served as the Chairman at Franklin...

2/13/2017 2/13/2017

Charles Bartlett Johnson (born 1933) is an American businessman. With an estimated current net worth of around $6.4 billion, he is ranked by Forbes as the 208th-richest person in the world (2015). ...

2/12/2017 2/13/2017

James Henry Clark (born March 23, 1944) is an American entrepreneur and computer scientist. He founded several notable Silicon Valley technology companies, including Silicon Graphics, Inc., Netscape ...

1/17/2007 2/13/2017

Al Lerner MP (1933 - 2002)

Alfred "Al" Lerner (May 8, 1933 – October 23, 2002) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He was best known as the Chairman of the Board of credit card giant MBNA and the owner of the Cleve...

2/13/2017 2/13/2017

Isaac "Ike" Perlmutter (Hebrew: יצחק "אייק" פרלמוטר‎‎; December 1, 1942) is an Israeli-American businessperson and financier. He has been the CEO of Marvel Entertainment since January 1, 2005. He was...

2/12/2017 2/13/2017

Lawrence J. Dolan (born February 8, 1931 in Cleveland Heights, Ohio) is a retired attorney and the principal owner of Major League Baseball's Cleveland Indians. Biography Education Dolan attend...

2/13/2017 2/13/2017

James L. Dolan (born May 11, 1955) is an American businessman who serves as CEO of Cablevision Systems Corporation and Executive Chairman of The Madison Square Garden Company. As the company's chairm...

3/22/2010 2/13/2017

Charles F. Dolan (born October 16, 1926) is an American billionaire, the founder of Cablevision. Through supervoting shares, Dolan today controls AMC Networks, MSG Networks, Newsday and The Madison S...

11/23/2008 2/13/2017

Charles Thomas Munger (born January 1, 1924) is an American investor, businessman, and philanthropist. He is vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, the conglomerate controlled by Warren Buffett. Buffet...

2/12/2017 2/13/2017

Stanley Freeman Druckenmiller (born June 14, 1953) is an American hedge fund manager. He is the former chairman and president of Duquesne Capital, which he founded in 1981. He closed the fund in Augu...

3/4/2010 2/13/2017

Charles Robert Schwab (born July 29, 1937) is an American investor, financial executive, and philanthropist. He is the founder of the Charles Schwab Corporation. He pioneered discount sales of equity...

2/12/2017 2/13/2017

Harry Wayne Huizenga (/haɪˈzɛŋɡə/, born December 29, 1937) is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He has been involved in the founding of three Fortune 500 corporations and is responsible for s...

2/12/2017 2/13/2017

Laura Arrillaga-Andreessen is an American philanthropist, philanthropy educator, entrepreneur, author, and wife of Silicon Valley venture capitalist/internet entrepreneur Marc Andreessen. She is th...

2/12/2017 2/12/2017

John Arrillaga (born 1936) is an American real estate mogul and philanthropist. He is one of the largest landowners in Silicon Valley. Biography Early life John Arrillaga is one of five childre...

2/12/2017 2/12/2017

Stephen McConnell "Steve" Case (born August 21, 1958) is an American entrepreneur, investor, and businessman best known as the co-founder and former chief executive officer and chairman of America On...

2/12/2017 2/12/2017

Neil Shen (born 1967) is an entrepreneur and investor based in the province of Zhejiang, China. He is the founding and managing partner of Sequoia Capital China. He earned a bachelor’s degree at Sh...

2/11/2017 2/12/2017

Jim Goetz is a venture capitalist at Sequoia Capital in Silicon Valley. Goetz currently sits on the board of directors for Chartboost, Carbon3D, Jive Software, Appirio, Barracuda Networks, Drawbridge...

2/11/2017 2/12/2017

Douglas M. "Doug" Leone (born 1957) is an American venture capitalist. Life Leone emigrated from Italy with his family aged 11, and they settled in Mount Vernon, New York. Leone earned a BS in me...

2/11/2017 2/12/2017

David Filo (born April 20, 1966) is an American businessman and the co-founder of Yahoo! with Jerry Yang. His Filo Server Program, written in the C programming language, was the server-side software ...

2/11/2017 2/12/2017

Jerry Chih-Yuan Yang (traditional Chinese: 楊致遠; simplified Chinese: 杨致远; pinyin: Yáng Zhìyuǎn; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: iông tì oán); born November 6, 1968 in Taipei) is a Taiwanese American Internet entrepreneur...

2/11/2017 2/12/2017

Sir Michael Jonathan Moritz KBE (born 12 September 1954) is a Welsh-born venture capitalist with Sequoia Capital in Menlo Park, California in Silicon Valley, a philanthropist and author of the first ...

2/11/2017 2/11/2017

Elaine Farrell Wynn (née Pascal; born April 28, 1942) is an American businesswoman, philanthropist and art collector. She co-founded Mirage Resorts and Wynn Resorts with her former husband, Steve Wyn...

10/7/2010 2/11/2017

Sanford I. "Sandy" Weill (/waɪl/; born March 16, 1933) is an American banker, financier and philanthropist. He is a former chief executive and chairman of Citigroup. He served in those positions from...

2/11/2017 2/11/2017

Marian Bayoff Ilitch (born January 7, 1933) is an American businesswoman who is the co-founder of Little Caesars Pizza with her late husband, Mike Ilitch. Personal life Marian Bayoff was born in ...

2/10/2017 2/11/2017

Mike Ilitch MP (1929 - 2017)

Michael "Mike" Ilitch, Sr. (July 20, 1929 – February 10, 2017) was an American entrepreneur, founder and owner of the international fast food franchise Little Caesars Pizza. He owned the Detroit Red ...

2/10/2017 2/11/2017

Alfred Nobel MP (1833 - 1896)

Alfred Nobel var en av fyra söner till Immanuel Nobel (1801-1872) och Andriette Nobel (flicknamn Ahlsell). Han och hans bröder levde i svåra förhållanden med en mycket sjuk fader. Hans bröder hette Rob...

12/22/2007 2/6/2017

Edward Ziegler MP (1870 - 1947)

Edward Ziegler was an American music critic and opera manager. A native of Baltimore, Ziegler began his career as assistant music critic at the New York Sun , working under James Gibbons Huneker. He ...

1/4/2017 2/5/2017

Philip Livingston (January 15, 1716 – June 12, 1778), was an American merchant and statesman from New York City. He was a delegate for New York to the Continental Congress from 1775 to 1778, and signed...

3/9/2007 2/4/2017

Laurene Powell Jobs (born November 6, 1963) is an American businesswoman, executive and the founder of Emerson Collective, which advocates for policies concerning education and immigration reform, so...

10/25/2010 2/3/2017

Victoria Dawn Justice (born February 19, 1993) is an American actress and singer. She debuted as an actress at the age of ten and has since appeared in several films and television series including t...

2/7/2016 2/2/2017

Walter Stacy Keach, Jr. (born June 2, 1941) is an American actor and narrator. He is mostly known for his dramatic roles; however, he has done narration work for The Opie & Anthony Show on Sirius XM ...

2/11/2009 1/29/2017

Blanchette Ferry Rockefeller MP (1909 - 1992)

Blanchette Ferry Hooker was born in New York City on October 2, 1909. As the daughter of Blanche Ferry and Elon Huntington Hooker, she came from extraordinary affluence. Her mother's family owned the F...

8/4/2008 1/26/2017

Mary Tyler Moore MP (1936 - 2017)

Mary Tyler Moore was an American actor, producer, and dancer. She was best known for her roles in the television sitcoms The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970–1977), in which she starred as Mary Richards, a ...

1/12/2008 1/25/2017

Benjamin Buttenwieser MP (1900 - 1991)

Benjamin Joseph Buttenwieser (1900 – December 31, 1991) was an American banker, philanthropist and civic leader in New York. Buttenwieser entered Columbia College at age 15 and graduated in 191...

4/2/2011 1/25/2017

Helen Buttenwieser MP (1905 - 1989)

Helen Lehman Buttenwieser (October 8, 1905 – December 31, 1989) was an American lawyer and philanthropist. A member of the Lehman family of New York, she graduated from Connecticut College and New ...

3/24/2012 1/25/2017

Woody Johnson MP

"Woody"

Robert Wood Johnson IV, nicknamed Woody Johnson, is the owner of the National Football League's New York Jets. He bought the Jets from the estate of Leon Hess in 2000. Johnson purchased the team for $6...

12/21/2009 1/19/2017

Martin Scorsese MP

"Marty"

He is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, and film historian. He is the founder of the World Cinema Foundation and a recipient of the AFI Life Achievement Award for his contributi...

8/6/2010 1/17/2017

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7/24/2009 1/10/2017

Harvey S Sadow MP (1922 - 2011)

"Dr. Harvey S. Sadow"

SADOW, Ph.D., Harvey S. Dr. Harvey S. Sadow, a leading figure in the pharmaceutical industry, died on Thursday, (March 24, 2011) at the age of 88. Dr. Sadow, son of the late Nat and Frances (Saveth) Sa...

1/10/2009 1/7/2017

Augustus Storrs MP (1817 - 1892)

Along with his brother Charles, donated land for the University of Connecticut: Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Dec 3 2016, 7:08:48 UTC

6/30/2009 1/7/2017

Charles Whiting Storrs MP (1822 - 1885)

Along with his brother Augustus, donated land for the University of Connecticut: Reference: MyHeritage Family Trees - SmartCopy : Dec 3 2016, 7:08:48 UTC

3/27/2014 1/7/2017

Boris Ettingen MP (b. - 1932)

4/24/2013 1/6/2017

Morton Freeman Plant (August 18, 1852, Branford, Connecticut - November 4, 1918, New York City) was a United States financier. Biography Morton Freeman Plant was the son of Henry Bradley and El...

12/3/2008 1/6/2017

Yaakov Khaim Bernstein MP (1826 - 1882)

"Jacob Chaim Bernstein"

7/18/2011 1/4/2017

Shmuel Yaakov Vilner MP (deceased)

1/4/2017 1/4/2017

Kristin Elizabeth Cutler (née Cavallari; born January 5, 1987) is an American television personality, fashion designer, and actress. Born in Denver, Colorado, she attended Laguna Beach High School as...

12/31/2016 12/31/2016

Ed Mirvish, OC CBE OOnt MP (1914 - 2007)

"Honest Ed"

Edwin "Honest Ed" Mirvish, OC CBE OOnt (24 July 1914 – 11 July 2007) was an American-Canadian businessman, philanthropist and theatrical impresario who lived in Toronto, Ontario. He is known for his ...

11/5/2009 12/30/2016

George Michael MP (1963 - 2016)

"George Michael", "Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou"

George Michael was an English singer, songwriter, and record producer, who rose to fame as a member (with Andrew Ridgeley) of the music duo Wham!. He was best known in the 1980s and 1990s with his styl...

12/31/2011 12/25/2016