Susan Buffett
American activist
Susan Buffett
For her daughter, see Susan Alice Buffett Susan BuffettBorn Template:Safesubst:June 15, 1932(1932-06-15)Template:Safesubst:Omaha, Nebraska, USADisappeared Template:Safesubst: Template:Safesubst:Died July 29, 2004(2004-07-29) (aged 72)Template:Safesubst:Cody, Wyoming, USATemplate:Safesubst:Resting place Template:Safesubst:Template:Safesubst:Occupation singer, businessperson, activist, philanthropistSpouse Warren BuffettChildren Susan Alice BuffettHoward Graham BuffettPeter BuffettParents William Thompson Susan Thompson Buffett (June 15, 1932 – July 29, 2004), the first wife of investor Warren Buffett, was active in civil rights, abortion rights and population control causes.
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What Warren Buffett’s cancer diagnosis can teach investors
Financial Post - almost 5 years
By Jason Heath This week, Warren Buffett released an open letter to Berkshire Hathaway Inc. shareholders revealing that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. The billionaire is a posterboy for so many aspects of personal finance. Most notably, he is one of the world’s wealthiest men and most successful investors, and in recent years he has become one of history’s most generous philanthropists. But perhaps more importantly, he is an example to everyone about why the importance of financial planning is perhaps the biggest misconception in the accumulation of wealth. Buffett was born in Omaha, Neb., in 1930. His father was a congressman and Buffett spent his teenage years in Washington. He attended Wharton Business School, an Ivy League university in Philadelphia, and got a master’s in economics from Columbia Business School in New York. He subsequently returned to his hometown of Omaha and married the late Susan Thompson in 1952. Buffett once described his investing style ...
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巴菲特怎样过生日? - 华尔街日报中文网
Google News - over 5 years
根据施罗德在书中的记载,作为给妻子苏珊(Susan Buffett)的生日礼物,他给妻子90分钟的时间在一家商店内快速挑选并购买她能抓住的任何东西。施罗德将这份生日礼物视作巴菲特利用金钱作为一种控制手段的习惯的表现
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Happy Birthday, Warren Buffett! - Wall Street Journal (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
As a birthday gift to his wife Susan, Buffett would give her 90 minutes in a store to “race through and buy whatever she could grab,” Schroeder recounts in her book. Schroeder characterized the birthday gift as part of Buffett's habit of using money as
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Buffett's donations top $10 billion - Omaha World-Herald
Google News - over 5 years
That's the Sherwood Foundation, headed by daughter Susan Buffett; the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, headed by son Howard G. Buffett; and the NoVo Foundation, headed by son Peter Buffett. The Buffett foundations' work covers a variety of causes,
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亿万富豪如何白头偕老(组图) - 搜狐
Google News - over 5 years
2004年8月26日,巴菲特的夫人苏姗巴菲特(Susan Buffett)在与他一起看望朋友时,突然中风去世。拥有30亿美元财富,或2.2%BerkshireHathaway公司股权的苏姗巴菲特享年72岁。巴菲特夫妇于1952年结婚,但两人自1977年起开
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與巴菲特吃頓午餐 兩百六十三萬美元創天價 - 台北時報
Google News - over 5 years
The proceeds benefit GLIDE, a San Francisco charity that Buffett was introduced to by his late first wife, Susan. Buffett, 80, is the chief executive of the insurance-to-ice-cream conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway and one of the world's richest men
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Lunch met Buffett voor 2,6 mln dollar - Fondsnieuws.nl
Google News - over 5 years
Het biedt maaltijden, gezondheidszorg, zorg voor kinderen, huisvesting en job training voor armen en daklozen. Susan Buffett, de eerste vrouw van Buffett, introduceerde de multi-miljardair bij de oprichter Cecil Williams. Susan overleed in 2004
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Almuerzo con Buffett para caridad se vende en 2,63 mln dlrs - Reuters América Latina
Google News - over 5 years
La suma recaudada beneficiará a GLIDE, una organización de caridad en San Francisco que conoció Buffett por medio de su última esposa, Susan. Buffett, de 80 años, es el presidente ejecutivo del conglomerado Berkshire Hathaway -con negocios en una
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Bids for lunch with Warren Buffett tops $1.5m - The Guardian
Google News - over 5 years
This year the money raised will go to Glide, a San Francisco-based anti-poverty charity that Buffett was introduced to by his late wife, Susan. Buffett said Glide was "maybe the most effective organisation I've seen for people down on their luck
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Study: 15 percent of state's high school grads can't pass military entrance exam - Lincoln Journal Star
Google News - almost 6 years
In Lincoln, officials hope to start Educare, a state-of-the-art preschool program backed by the Susan Buffett Foundation. Once they graduate, students who want to be in the military must score at least 31 on the Armed Service Vocational Aptitude
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Warren Watch: Younger Buffetts - Omaha World-Herald
Google News - almost 6 years
Daughter Susan Buffett accompanied her father to many of the weekend events, including his 45-minute stint as a salesman at Borsheims Fine Jewelry. Buffett's eyes widened when he saw his wife, Astrid, modeling a multimillion-dollar diamond pendant,
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THE SATURDAY PROFILE; From U.S. to Africa, With a Fortune and a Tractor
NYTimes - over 7 years
''THERE they are!'' exclaimed Howard G. Buffett, the Illinois corn farmer, philanthropist and down-home son of one of the world's richest men, as he steered his dusty Toyota Land Cruiser toward a pair of nature's fastest and most majestic creatures. Orion and Titan -- cheetahs bought at $2,000 apiece for the cheetah conservation reserve he
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Buffett Cancels Event With Biographer
NYTimes - about 8 years
A longstanding tradition of the Berkshire Hathaway annual meeting has been the yearly dinner hosted by Alice Schroeder, who Warren E. Buffett chose to write his biography, ''The Snowball,'' which was published last September. For over a decade, several hundred people gathered at a country club in Omaha, where Ms. Schroeder would pepper Mr. Buffett
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How Does Warren Buffett Get Married? Frugally, It Turns Out
NYTimes - over 10 years
It did not move markets, and Berkshire Hathaway shares barely budged, but the marriage of Warren E. Buffett, the Omaha billionaire, to his longtime companion, Astrid Menks, had the financial world all abuzz yesterday. Mr. Buffett and Ms. Menks formalized a relationship of more than 20 years in a brief civil ceremony at his daughter's house in Omaha
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THE WAY WE LIVE NOW: 7-23-06: IDEA LAB; After the Bell Curve
NYTimes - over 10 years
When it comes to explaining the roots of intelligence, the fight between partisans of the gene and partisans of the environment is ancient and fierce. Each side challenges the other's intellectual bona fides and political agendas. What is at stake is not just the definition of good science but also the meaning of the just society. The nurture crowd
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Susan Buffett
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2004
    Age 71
    She had recovered enough to attend the annual shareholders' meeting of Berkshire Hathaway in May 2004, leading a singalong at the Borsheim's reception.
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  • 2003
    Age 70
    In October 2003, Susan was diagnosed with oral cancer; she underwent surgery, radiation therapy and facial reconstruction.
    More Details Hide Details Warren flew out from Omaha to be with her every weekend during her recovery and the couple would later contribute $6 million to five California doctors for the study of oral cancer.
  • FORTIES
  • 1978
    Age 45
    In 1978, Susan introduced her husband to Astrid Menks, who moved in with Warren in their Omaha home, and after Susan's death, married him.
    More Details Hide Details The Buffetts never divorced and even attended public functions as husband and wife though they hadn't lived together for more than half of their marriage. The Buffetts even signed Christmas cards Warren, Susan, and Astrid and were often seen together as a trio.
  • 1977
    Age 44
    She occasionally performed as a cabaret singer and, in 1977, had a one-night performance at an Omaha theater.
    More Details Hide Details Encouraged by songwriter/musician Neil Sedaka to pursue a singing career, she left her husband and moved to San Francisco. She started out living in a small apartment in Gramercy Tower on Nob Hill. Later she moved into a large condominium on Broadway near Scott Street in Pacific Heights with views of the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz. She remained married and on good terms with her husband, vacationing together with him and spending time assisting charitable groups. She performed in New York and released several CDs. According to Roger Lowenstein's 1995 Random House biography, Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist, while Warren encouraged Susan to pursue her career in music, he was soon heartbroken by her move.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1952
    Age 19
    Susan and Warren married in 1952 at the Dundee Presbyterian Church in Omaha.
    More Details Hide Details They have three children: Susan (born July 30, 1953), Howard (born December 16, 1954), and Peter (born May 4, 1958).
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1932
    Born
    Born on June 15, 1932.
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