Walter Annenberg

Diplomat, Politician

1908 – 2002

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Who was Walter Annenberg?

Walter Hubert Annenberg was an American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat. He built up his family’s magazine business with great success, extending it into radio and TV. At his grand estate near Palm Springs, California, he entertained royalty, presidents and many other celebrities. He was United States Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1969-74. A keen philanthropist, he was a trustee of the Eisenhower Fellowships, and is believed to have donated $2 billion to educational establishments and art galleries.

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Born
Mar 13, 1908
Milwaukee
Also known as
  • Walter Hubert Annenberg
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Judaism
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • Peddie School
  • Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Lived in
  • Wynnewood
  • Long Island
    (1920 - )
  • Rancho Mirage
Died
Oct 1, 2002
Wynnewood

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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