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Perry R. Bass

AKA Perry Richardson Bass

Born: 11-Nov-1914
Birthplace: Wichita Falls, TX
Died: 1-Jun-2006
Location of death: Fort Worth, TX [1]
Cause of death: Illness

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Philanthropist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Billionaire

Donated $20M to Yale University in 1991, used for the Perry R. Bass Center for Molecular and Structural Biology. Also in 1991, in honor of their 50th wedding anniversary, Bass and his wife donated $1M to each of 50 institutions.


[1] Westover Hills, Fort Worth, TX.

Father: E. Perry Bass (physician-oilman, d. 1933 heart attack)
Mother: Annie Richardson Bass (sister of
Sid Richardson)
Wife: Nancy Lee Muse (m. Jun-1941, four sons)
Son: Sid Bass (investor)
Son: Edward Bass
Son: Lee Bass
Son: Robert Bass (investor)

    High School: The Hill School
    University: BS Geology, Yale University (1937)

    Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission (1977-83, Chairman after 1979)
    US National Gallery of Art Trustee
    Americans for Truth in Politics
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Friends of Phil Gramm PAC
    George W. Bush for President
    John McCain 2008
    Keep Our Mission PAC
    KPAC
    National Republican Senatorial Committee
    Silver Buffalo 1976


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