Carl Shapiro


Carl Shapiro dies at 108

At 108 years old, Carl Shapiro H’03 passed away on March 7. Serving various roles at Brandeis, including benefactor, member of the Board of Trustees and recipient of an honorary degree, Shapiro contributed to the University for over 70 years. “We are grateful for and inspired by the legacy Mr. Shapiro and his family have built here at Brandeis,” President Ron Liebowitz wrote in a March 9 email to the Brandeis community.
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Carl Shapiro, businessman and philanthropist, dies at 108

Carl J. Shapiro, a longtime Palm Beach resident and noted philanthropist, died Sunday, March 7, 2021, at his Boston home. He was 108 years old and slipped peacefully away in his favorite recliner, having survived both the Spanish flu and COVID-19 pandemics. Born Feb. 13, 1913, in Boston, he was...
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Carl Shapiro, one of Madoff's biggest investors, dies at 108

Carl J. Shapiro, the Boston philanthropist and onetime "cotton king" of New York City's garment district who forfeited more than half a billion dollars in the aftermath of Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, has died. He was 108. He died March 7 at his home in Boston, according to an online...