Death of A. Alfred Taubman

January 31, 2015 - April 17, 2015
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Philanthropist, shopping mall developer dies at 91
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The Associated Press

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Michigan (AP) — A. Alfred Taubman, the self-made Michigan billionaire whose philanthropy and business success — including weaving the enclosed shopping mall into American culture — was clouded by a criminal conviction late in his career, has died. He was 91.

Taubman, who donated hundreds of millions of dollars to universities, hospitals and museums, died Friday night at his home of a heart attack, according to son Robert S. Taubman,...

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