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Franklin Otis Booth Jr.

Franklin Otis Booth Jr., a great-grandson of Los Angeles Times founder Gen. Harrison Gray Otis, served as an executive at the paper in the 1950s and 1960s. A wise investment made in 1963 with a then young and little-known businessman -- Warren Buffett -- made Booth one of the richest men in the U.S. Los Angeles Times