Warren Buffet's Life

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  • Born

    Born
    Warren Buffet was born in Omaha, NE.
  • Graduated

    Graduated
    Graduated from Columbia with a Master of Science in Economics.
  • Discovered Graham was on the board of GEICO insurance

    Discovered Graham was on the board of GEICO insurance
    He wanted to work on Wall Street, so he went to find Graham. He offered to work for him for free, but Graham refused.
  • Daughter Born

    Daughter Born
    Him and his wife, Susan Thompson, welcomed their first daughter, Susan Alice, into the world.
  • Became Millionare

    Became Millionare
    His three partnerships had an excess of $7,178,500, and $1,025,000 of it belonged to him. He merged the partnerships together.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Inc.

    Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
    Buffet became Chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.
  • Acquired Stock in Washington Post

    Acquired Stock in Washington Post
    He began to acquire stock in the Washington Post Company, and this led to the beginning of a friendship with Katharine Graham, who led the company.
  • Salomon Inc.

    Salomon Inc.
    Berkshire Hathaway purchased a 12% stake in Salomon Inc. They were then the largest shareholder.
  • Salomon Inc. Scandal

    Salomon Inc. Scandal
    Findings began to surface saying that people involved with Salomon Inc. weren't following the rules of the Treasury.
  • $200,000 per Share

    $200,000 per Share
    Berkshire Hathaway shares reached a price of $200,000 per share, and the company was worth $328 billion.