Doris Buffett

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Doris Eleanor Buffett (February 12, 1928 – August 4, 2020) was an American philanthropist. She was also known as the 'retail' philanthropist. She was the founder of The Sunshine Lady Foundation, The Learning By Giving Foundation, and The Letters Foundation who she co-founded alongside her younger brother, billionaire Warren Buffett.[1][2]

She was also the daughter of U.S. politician and stockbroker Howard Homan Buffett. She planned to give all of her money away before her death.[3][4][5] She was born in Omaha, Nebraska.

Buffett was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease in 2018.[6] She died on August 4, 2020 at her home in Rockport, Maine at the age of 92.[7]

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  1. Webster, Camilla. "The Buffett Legacy: The Seven Pearls of Financial Wisdom". Forbes. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  2. Beatty, Sally (2007-08-03). "The Other Buffett". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  3. writer, Steve Jordon World-Herald staff. "Doris Buffett has Alzheimer's, and now her foundation is the basis of a dispute". Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  4. "Philanthropist Doris Buffett shares life anecdotes at museum benefit". Bangor Daily News. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  5. Center, Foundation. "Doris Buffett Is Looking for a Few Good Volunteers". Philanthropy News Digest (PND). Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  6. "Doris Buffett has Alzheimer's, and now her foundation is the basis of a dispute". Business Breaking News. 2018-05-13. Retrieved 2018-08-10.
  7. "Doris Buffett, the Family's 'Retail Philanthropist,' Dies at 92". The New York Times. August 5, 2020.