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February 08, 2015

No. 33: Charles Munger

Leisa Thompson Photography for the University of Michigan Law School

Amount donated in 2014: $65.8-million

Beneficiary: University of California at Santa Barbara

Background: Mr. Munger is vice chairman of the investment company Berkshire Hathaway.

Mr. Munger, 91, gave $65.8-million to the University of California at Santa Barbara to build housing for visiting physicists. The donor’s grandson, Charles Munger III, earned bachelors and masters degrees in computer science from the university in 2012 and 2013, respectively.

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