Death of William Polk Carey

January 2, 2012
West Palm Beach, Florida

Entrepreneur and philanthropist who donated millions to education dies
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The Associated Press

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — William Polk Carey, an entrepreneur who founded a New York-based investment management firm bearing his name and donated millions of dollars to help found business schools at universities in Maryland and Arizona, has died at 81, his firm said Monday.

The board of that firm, W.P. Carey & Co., issued a statement that the Baltimore native and corporate finance pioneer died Monday at a West Palm Beach, Fla., hospital, surrounded by...

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