Friday, July 30, 2010

Wealthy and Alone: Mystery Heiress Maintains Mansions She Hasn’t Lived in for Decades – One of Them Was Never Occupied!

At 104, she occupies drab hospital instead of lavish estates

Huguette Clark inherited a fortune in railroads, copper mines, cattle, timber and banks. Her father also owned the land that would one day become Las Vegas.

But it was here in Santa Barbara (photo right) that she began to turn her back on all that, retreating from the world after a brief marriage.

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1 comment:

Jendocino said...

It's my long lost Auntie Huguette! Thank you, Dave! What a relief. I've been looking for her EVERYWHERE! You'll have to join the two of us at the Santa Barbara manse for the joyful reunion / estate planning meeting.

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