Robert W. Wilson (philanthropist)
|Robert W. Wilson|
|Born||Robert Warne Wilson
November 3, 1926
|Died||December 2013, 2013
New York City, New York
Robert Warne Wilson (November 3, 1926 – December 23, 2013) was an American hedge fund manager and philanthropist. He founded Wilson & Associates in 1969 after years of working as a securities analyst. He retired in 1986. By 2000 he was worth an estimated US$800 million dollars.
Wilson was born in Detroit, Michigan. He also collected fine art.
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- Stevens, Charles. "Robert W. Wilson leaps to death at 87; hedge-fund founder and philanthropist". Washington Post. http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/robert-w-wilson-leaps-to-his-death-at-87-hedge-fund-founder-and-philanthropist/2013/12/25/79120cb4-6d7f-11e3-b405-7e360f7e9fd2_story.html. Retrieved 27 December 2013.