Clarence Hungerford Mackay (1874-1938)
Clarence Hungerford Mackay, of New York
He inherited a fortune of $45 million from his self-made father. He himself however had little prowess or interest in business and lived predominantly off his shares in the Postal Telegraph Company. On the other hand, he was a generous philanthropist, notably towards the improvement of the University of Nevada.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 08/03/2019 and last updated on 13/03/2019.