|Annenberg, Walter H., 1908-2002|
|city||New York City|
|other cities||Milwaukee, WI; Trenton, NJ; Wynnewood, PA;|
Philanthropist, art collector and communications mogul. His collection of French impressionist art was donated to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Enid Annenberg Haupt, one of Annenberg's seven sisters, started him on collecting in 1945-1950. His first purchases were van Gogh's ''Olive Trees'' and Monet's ''Stroller,'' a portrait of the artist's stepdaugher, Suzanne Hoschede.
M. L. Annenberg Foundation; married, Leonore Cohn Rosenstiel.
Wallis Annenberg (1940- ): Wallis was Walter Annenberg’s only living child (daughter) and vice-president of the Annenberg Foundation. She has been credited with continuing her father's legacy of philanthropic giving.
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