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Man’s secret $187M fortune goes to 3 Seattle institutions

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Man’s secret $187M fortune goes to 3 Seattle institutions

November 26, 2013

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Source - Seattle Times


A frugal Seattle attorney who nurtured a secret fortune for more than 40 years before passing away in September has bequeathed Seattle Children’s Research Institute the largest charitable gift in the hospital’s 106-year history. It is the largest philanthropic gift in Washington state this year, and the sixth largest in the country in 2013.

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