William Sword, Jr.



Age: 61


Summary: president and longtime managing director of the New Jersey-based investment banking firm William Sword & Co. founded by his late father William Sword, Sr. (d. 2005) who was briefly in the news in 2003 when he survived a brutal stabbing during an apparent home-invasion incident after answering the door to a distressed stranger at his private home in Trenton, New Jersey which he suffered a collapsed lung from multiple stabbed wounds in his upper chest and shoulder, but had underwent surgery and fully recovered.



Cause of Death: Crushed to death by a falling tree during Hurricane Sandy


Born: March 6, 1951


Died: October 29, 2012


Location: Princeton, New Jersey