Al Mann

Top Philanthropist for Diabetes

by Mark Benson on June 9, 2012

One man's goal against diabetes

Alfred E. Mann is an American businessman and philanthropist born back in 1925 in Portland, OR. As of 2007, he is estimated to be worth US$2 billion, making him one of the richest man in the United States (204th overall) and the world (309th overall).

Born of a Polish mother and an English father, he moved from the United Kingdom to the United States in 1946. He obtained his Bachelor’s and Masters of Science degrees from the University of California, Los Angeles. His graduate work focused on nuclear and mathematical physics. Because of his philanthrophic work, he has been conferred honorary doctorate degrees from the University of Southern California, John Hopkins University, Western University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. [click to continue…]