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David Sanford Gottesman

David Sanford Gottesman, American investment company executive. Vice-chairman, trustee American Museum Natural History; trustee Mount Sinai Hospital; chairman emeritus Yeshiva University, New York City; Member The Century Association, Economics Club, Harmonie Club, Century Country Club.

Background

  • Gottesman, David Sanford was born on April 26, 1926 in New York City. Son of Benjamin and Esther (Garfunkel) Gottesman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Trinity College, 1948. Master of Business Administration, Harvard University, 1950. Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Yeshiva University, 1988.

    Career

    • Senior managing director First Manhattan Company, New York City, since 1964. Board directors Berkshire Hathaway, Inc.

    Membership

    Vice-chairman, trustee American Museum Natural History. Trustee Mount Sinai Hospital. Chairman emeritus Yeshiva University, New York City.

    Member The Century Association, Economics Club, Harmonie Club, Century Country Club.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth Levy, August 17, 1950. Children: Robert, Alice, William.
    • father: Benjamin Gottesman
    • mother: Esther (Garfunkel) Gottesman
    • spouse: Ruth Levy
    • children: Robert Gottesman
    • Alice Gottesman
    • William Gottesman
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    Born April 26, 1926
    Nationality
    • 1948
      Trinity College
    • 1950
      Harvard University
    • 1988
      Yeshiva University
    • 1964
      Senior, managing director First Manhattan Company