Howard Graham Buffett

Howard Graham Buffett

Photographer and Philanthropist
Born Dec 16, 1954

Howard Graham Buffett is an American philanthropist, photographer, and farmer. He is the eldest son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett. He is named after Howard Buffett, his grandfather, and Benjamin Graham, Warren Buffett's teacher.

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1954 Birth Born on December 16, 1954.


1977 22 Years Old 1 More Event
Howard G. Buffett grew up in Omaha, Nebraska with two siblings: sister Susan and brother Peter. He has been active in business, politics, agriculture, conservation, photography, and philanthropy. In August 1977, he married Marcia Sue Duncan.


1989 34 Years Old Buffett was a County Commissioner of Douglas County, Nebraska from 1989 to 1992, and Chairman of the Nebraska Ethanol Authority and Development Board from 1989 to 1991. … Read More
1992 37 Years Old Buffet was Corporate Vice President and Assistant to the Chairman of Archer Daniels Midland Company from 1992 to 1995, Director of Archer Daniels Midland Company from 1991 to 1995, Director of the Board of Directors of The GSI Group from 1995 to 2001, Director of ConAgra Foods from 2002 to 2006, Director of Agro Tech Foods Ltd. until October 26, 2006, and Director at Sloan Implement. … Read More


1996 41 Years Old Buffett has published eight books on conservation, wildlife, and the human condition, and has written articles and opinion pieces for The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post. In 1996, Harvard published his thesis, The Partnership of Biodiversity and High-Yield Agricultural Production.
2000 45 Years Old In 2000, Buffett co-produced a book of photography with Colin Mead, Images of the Wild, an information source for traveling to wildlife areas in North America and Africa.
2001 46 Years Old In 2001, he wrote On The Edge: Balancing Earth's Resources which focused on preserving world biodiversity, species and habitats. … Read More
2002 47 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2002, Buffett wrote Tapestry of Life, a compilation of portraits taken in Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, and other countries with deep poverty and human need. … Read More
2003 48 Years Old In 2003, he co-wrote Spots Before Your Eyes with Ann van Dyk. … Read More


2005 - 2007 2 More Events
2010 55 Years Old In March 2010, Buffett became a member of the Eastern Congo Initiative founded by Ben Affleck. "I joined Ben in this effort because I believe strongly in investing in sustainable solutions to humanitarian challenges," he said.
2011 56 Years Old The following year in 2011, Buffett teamed up with the Bridgeway Foundation to fund a program. … Read More
2014 59 Years Old 1 More Event
In March 2014, The Howard G. Buffett Foundation(HGBF) donated USD $23.7 million (RAND 255 million),as part of a joint three-year initiative between HGBF, the Nature Conservation Trust (NCT) and South African National Parks (SANParks), to combat the poaching of Rhino in South Africa. … Read More
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