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Norton Simon

Norton SimonAKA Norton Winifred Simon

Born: 5-Feb-1907
Birthplace: Portland, OR
Died: 2-Jun-1993
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Founder, Norton Simon Museum

Purchased the Pasadena Art Museum in 1978, and renamed it the Norton Simon Museum. Diagnosed with Guillain Barre Syndrome in 1984.

Father: Myer Simon (b. 1885 in San Francisco)
Mother: (d. circa 1921)
Wife: Lucille Ellis (m. 3-Feb-1933, two sons)
Son: Donald
Son: Robert
Wife: Jennifer Jones (actress, m. 29-May-1971)

    Norton Simon Museum Founder
    Risk Factors: Guillain-Barré Syndrome

Appears on the cover of:
Time, 4-Jun-1965, DETAILS: "In the Dostoevskian sense, I am the suffering man."

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