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Louis Wolfson

AKA Louis Elwood Wolfson

Born: 28-Jan-1912
Birthplace: St. Louis, MO
Died: 30-Dec-2007
Location of death: Bal Harbour, FL
Cause of death: Alzheimer's

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Business criminal, horse breeder

Attempts to appeal his 1968 conviction revealed a suspicious $20,000 payment through Wolfson's family foundation to Supreme Court Justice Abe Fortas, precipitating that judge's resignation in 1969.

Thoroughbred racehorse owner and breeder, notably of 1978 Triple Crown winner Affirmed.

Wife: Florence Mosky Wolfson (d. 1968 cancer)
Wife: Patrice Jacobs (daughter of Hirsch Jacobs, m. 29-Dec-1972)
Son: Gary
Son: Stephen
Son: Marty
Daughter: Marcia Drake

    University: University of Georgia (dropped out)

    Merritt-Chapman & Scott Chairman (1951)
    American Motors Principal stockholder (1950s)
    Perjury (1968)
    Obstruction of Justice (1968)
    Securities Fraud selling unregistered stocks (1967)
    Conspiracy (1967)
    Risk Factors: Colon Cancer


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