Arthur G. Altschul

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Arthur Goodhart Altschul, Sr. '33, "a financier, philanthropist, and art collector, died peacefully on March 17, 2002, at his country home in Centre Island, New York.

"Mr. Altschul, who was born on April 6, 1920, was the son of Frank and Helen Altschul. The elder Mr. Altschul was a senior partner at Lazard Freres & Co. and one of the most successful financiers of his time. Helen Altschul, the former Helen Lehman Goodhart, was a leading educational philanthropist.

"While Arthur Altschul's chosen profession was that of finance (in fact, he was the third generation in the Altschul family to become a banker), it was philanthropy, intellectual and artistic pursuits that formed the core of his and his parents' personal interests, and dominated much of their lives.“ [1]

He was married to Patricia Altschul. His son is Arthur G. Altschul, Jr.

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