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