Henry Morgenthau III

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Henry Morgenthau III
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Born(1917-01-11)January 11, 1917
DiedJuly 10, 2018(2018-07-10) (aged 101)
NationalityAmerican
EducationPrinceton University
OccupationAuthor and television producer
Spouse(s)Ruth Schachter Morgenthau (married 1962)
Children3, including Kramer Morgenthau
Parent(s)Elinor Fatman Morgenthau
Henry Morgenthau Jr.
Relativessiblings Robert M. Morgenthau and Joan E. Morgenthau Hirschhorn
FamilyBarbara Tuchman (cousin)
Mayer Lehman (great grandfather)

Henry Morgenthau III (January 11, 1917 – July 10, 2018) was an American author and television producer. He was a member of the Morgenthau dynasty and of the Lehman family. He was the son of Henry Morgenthau Jr., who was Franklin D. Roosevelt's Treasury Secretary.[1] He wrote Mostly Morgenthaus: A Family History[2] (1991). In 2016, at the age of 99, Morgenthau III published his first book of poetry entitled "A Sunday in Purgatory."

Morgenthau turned 100 on January 11, 2017,[3] He died on 10 July 2018 at the age of 101.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Henry Morgenthau III". Goodreads. Retrieved 2015-07-14.
  2. Morgenthau, Henry (January 5, 1991). "Mostly Morgenthaus: A Family History". Ticknor and Fields – via Google Books.
  3. "A Century-Old Poet Looks Back — And Fearlessly Forward — In 'Purgatory'".
  4. Henry Morgenthau III, Grandson of Ambassador Morgenthau Passes Away at 101