Arthur Ross, New York Philanthropist And Chairman’s Council Member, Dies

Arthur rossArthur Ross, a longtime generous supporter of the American Trust through its Chairman’s Council, has died. Mr. Ross, a successful investment manager and a wide ranging philanthropist whose interests centered on the arts and the environment, played a major role in the New York City cultural scene along with his friend, the late William Golden.

A lieutenant commander in the Navy during World War II, he later became involved with international affairs, serving on various United Nations delegations and establishing a program at the Council on Foreign Relations to award authors of outstanding books on foreign policy.

One of Mr. Ross’ surviving sons, Alfred, is a Patron supporter of the American Trust.

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