Arthur Altschul

American executive

Arthur Altschul

Facts of Arthur Altschul

Name Arthur Altschul
Birth Name Arthur Goodhart Altschul
Date of Birth April 6, 1920
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Gender Female
Birth Country Manhattan, New York, United States
Nationality American
Profession American executive
Net worth $150 Million
Marital Status Married
Spouse Patricia Altschul, Siri von Reis
Children Serena Altschul, Stephen Altschul
Father Frank Altschul
Mother Helen Goodhart Altschul


Arthur Altschul was an American banker, who lent his umbrella to the needy ones at the time of necessity. When the sky was raining with all of the beautiful drops, he desired to borrow the umbrella back because he knew what is good banking.

Altschul was born as Arthur Goodhart Altschul on 6th April 1920 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. He was the only child of Helen Lehman Goodhart, a homemaker, and Frank Altschul, an investment banker, who chaired General Investors Corporation and partnered at Lazard Freres.

The maternal grandson of Mayer Lehman, Arthur completed his high school diploma from Deerfield Academy based in Massachusetts. She later enrolled at Yale College in 1939 and passed out from there in the class of 1943 with an undergraduate degree.

Salary & Net Worth

Arthur Altschul first joined the United States Marine Corps in 1943. After serving for three years, he then became a fill-in reporter for a daily newspaper, The New York Times in the late-1940s. Moreover, he worked as an analyst for a global financial firm, Lehman Brothers prior to work for General American Investors Company.

Altschul got his career-turning opportunity after Goldman Sachs selected him as a general limited partner from 1977 to 1999. He also served as a chair for General American Investors from 1961 to 1995.

More upon this, Altschul founded and led his wealth advisory firm, Overbook Management Corporation until 2002. After his death, his son, Arthur Goodhart Altschul, Sr. took over his business, handling his chairmanship at Overbook. So, he left a whopping net worth of $150 Million at the time of his demise.

Relationship Status

The late investment banker, Arthur married four times in his whole life. He initially tied the knot with Stephanie Rosemary Wagner in 1956. Unfortunately, his first wife, Stephanie died in 1961 in a plane crash. Following Wagner’s demise, he took care of their two children, Stephen Altschul (born in 1957) and Charles Altschul (born in 1958) as a single dad.

Arthur Altschul and Siri von Reis (m. 1963–1972)
Arthur Altschul and Siri von Reis (m. 1963–1972)
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A few years later, Altschul united as husband and wife with a botanist, Siri von Reis in a quiet ceremony in 1963. After 9 years together in marriage, they divorced in 1972 while co-parenting their three children, Arthur Altschul, Jr. (born in 1964), Emily Helen Altschul (born in 1966), and Serena Altschul (born in 1970).

Arthur Altschul second wife  Patricia Altschul
Arthur Altschul second wife  Patricia Altschul
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Altschul, further, exchanged the wedding vows with his third wife, Diana Landreth Childs. However, their marital union ended with a divorce settlement. After separation from marriage, they maintained an amicable relationship while showing respect towards each other.

Lastly, Arthur met his perfect match, Patricia Day, an American socialite, with whom he walked down the aisle in 1996. At this time, he realized that he would die on her arms because she was the only person who did not make a move to any misunderstandings. Nonetheless, Patricia took care of him and stayed with him before his peaceful demise on 17th March 2002.

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