Annenberg, Leonore 'Lee' b. February 20, 1918 d. March 12, 2009 Philanthropist, Diplomat, Society Figure. While giving away billions, she served as US Chief of Protocol, with the rank of Ambassador, in the early days of Ronald Reagan's administration. Raised in California, she graduated from Stanford University in 1940, and had two brief marriages. In 1951 she married billionaire publishing magnate Walter Annenberg, and joined him as patron of the arts and education. Mrs. Annenberg charmed British society during her husband's time as Ambassador to the...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Sunnyland, Annenberg Estate Grounds, Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA
Annenberg, Walter Hubert b. March 13, 1908 d. October 1, 2002 Businessman. As a media magnate he controlled important properties in the newspaper, television, and magazine industries. Perhaps most significantly, he was responsible for the creation of "TV Guide", the largest circulation weekly magazine in the world, a magazine central to understanding television in America. He was also very active in the arena of American politics, and served as United States Ambassador to the Court of St. James. In his later life, Annenberg became renowned for his...[Read More] (Bio by: Reginald Reginald) Sunnyland, Annenberg Estate Grounds, Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA Plot: Annenberg Estate, Rancho Mirage, Ca.