Susan Alice Buffett

Susan Alice Buffett

Born Jul 30, 1953

Susan Alice Buffett is the daughter of Warren Buffett. She is also an American philanthropist, her charitable work has focused largely on the Sherwood Foundation, formerly known as the Susan A. Buffett Foundation, an organization in Omaha that provides grants in public education, human services and social justice in the interest of promoting the welfare of children from lower-income families. She is also on the boards of the Buffett Foundation and Girls, Inc.… Read More

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  • 巴菲特怎样过生日? 华尔街日报中文网
    Google News - Aug 31, 2011
  • Happy Birthday, Warren Buffett! Wall Street Journal (Blog)
    Google News - Aug 30, 2011
  • The Saturday Profile; From U.S. To Africa, With A Fortune And A Tractor
    NYTimes - Oct 24, 2009
  • Buffett Cancels Event With Biographer
    NYTimes - Feb 04, 2009


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1953 Birth Born in Omaha in 1953, Buffett, commonly called Susie, is the eldest child of Warren Buffett and his first wife, Susan Thompson Buffett.
1954 1 Year Old In 1954, her family relocated to New York, where her father's wealth began to rapidly accumulate. … Read More


1983 30 Years Old Buffett wed Allen Lansbury, whom she had met in Washington, in 1983. The couple divorced in 1995.
1987 34 Years Old In 1987, Allen became the first director of the Buffett Foundation, a title he retained after the couple's divorce.


2006 53 Years Old Notwithstanding his wealth, Warren Buffett encouraged his children to be financially independent; Buffett recalled in 2006 that in spite of his generosity her father once refused her a personal loan of $41,000 to expand her kitchen.
2010 57 Years Old …  According to a 2010 interview with her brother Howard Graham Buffett, Buffett's philanthropic focus has consistently remained on children, education and family issues, but she has also committed to other causes, including Debt, AIDS, Trade, Africa, a non-governmental organization dedicated to various improvements in Africa.
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