New York Times: Kathryn Davis, humanitarian and philanthropist, has died at 106 in Hobe Sound

Kathryn Wasserman Davis (Source: New York Times)

Kathryn Wasserman Davis, who contributed tens of millions of dollars to cleaning the Hudson River and promoting peace through an organization she founded when she was 100, has died at her home in Hobe Sound. She was 106.

Kathryn Stix Wasserman was born in Philadelphia on Feb. 25, 1907. She received a bachelor’s degree from Wellesley, in Massachusetts, a master’s in international relations from Columbia University and a doctorate from the University of Geneva in Switzerland.

For the complete obituary: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/27/us/kathryn-wasserman-davis-hudson-river-benefactor-dies-at-106.html

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