Robert W. Wilson




Age: 87


Summary: retired hedge-fund manager who became a major philanthropist donating about $600 million to causes including the environmental conservation American Civil Liberties Union and Roman Catholic education (although he was an openly gay atheist).



Cause of Death: Suicide by self-defenestration


Born: November 3, 1926


Died: December 23, 2013


Location: New York City, New York