Warren E. Buffett
Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.
Age in 2017: 86
Address: Lives and/or works in
Stocks to watch when Warren E. Buffett is in the news:
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK.B)
Wealth class: Billionaire
Areas of interest:
entertainment & sports,
politics & government
Personal social network: Much of Buffett's Muckety comes from political connections. His power base is his role as a billionaire investor who heads Berkshire Hathaway and has pledged much of his fortune to the Gates Foundation.
He is listed in the Muckety 400.
As an officer, director and/or owner of publicly traded securities, Buffett has filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission. >> See filings
Warren E. Buffett personal relations:
Fred Buffett (deceased) - cousin
Howard G. Buffett - son
Howard H. Buffett (deceased) - son
Peter Buffett - son
Susan A. Buffett - daughter
James E. Cayne - bridge partner
William H. Gates III - friend
Astrid Menks - spouse
Charles P. Rose Jr. - friend
Walter Scott Jr. - friend from childhood
Byron D. Trott - friend
Other current Warren E. Buffett relationships:
Augusta National Golf Club - member
Berkshire Hathaway Inc. - chairman & CEO
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - trustee & major donor
Everytown for Gun Safety - advisory board member
Giving Pledge - participant
I.O.U.S.A. - interviewed in film
Kraft Heinz - director
Nuclear Threat Initiative - adviser
Nuclear Tipping Point - underwriter
Urban Institute - life trustee
Warren E. Buffett past relationships:
2012 Barack Obama presidential campaign - hosted fundraising dinner
Barbara Dodd Anderson (deceased) - friend
Barack Obama fund-raising dinner, 7/2/2008 - headliner
Barack Obama fund-raising roundtable, 7/2/2008 - headliner
Berkshire Hathaway Energy - director
Susan T. Buffett (deceased) - spouse
Coca-Cola Company - director
David L. Dodd (deceased) - student
Donald R. Keough (deceased) - friend
Obama-Biden economic advisory team - member
Washington Post Co. - director
White House state dinner (3/14/2012) - invited guest
Philanthropy: Buffett has pledged much of fortune to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. His donation of stock in 2014 alone was valued at $2.1 billion.
Indirect links:Warren E. Buffett has multiple indirect connections to the following people:
Additional Muckety map information sources:
Securities and Exchange Commission;
U.S. News & World Report
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Warren E. Buffett campaign contributions:
Listed below are major federal donations reported to the FEC.
Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee - $33,400 on 7/26/2016
Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee - $33,400 on 4/25/2016
Nunn Victory Fund - $10,000 on 8/15/2014
Ready for Hillary PAC - $25,000 on 5/20/2014
Democratic National Committee - $32,400 on 3/5/2014
Democratic National Committee - $32,400 on 1/10/2014
Democratic National Committee - $32,400 on 5/9/2013
Nebraska Senate Victory Fund - $10,000 on 10/10/2012
Obama Victory Fund 2012 - $30,000 on 1/12/2012
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation RAILPAC - $5,000 on 12/7/2011
Obama Victory Fund 2012 - $35,800 on 10/5/2011
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corporation RAILPAC - $5,000 on 2/26/2010
Democratic National Committee - $28,500 on 3/13/2008
Muckety news stories featuring Warren E. Buffett
It used to be that newspaper barons got rich after they bought the papers.
August 6, 2013
Warren Buffett's love affair with newspapers continues, with the purchase of the Greensboro, N.C., News & Record.
January 31, 2013
Can a Muckety map predict a corporate acquisition?
December 22, 2012
Working behind the scenes in this month's election faceoffs is the Commission on Presidential Debates.
October 4, 2012
We normally focus on national-level organizations, but once in awhile we stumble across a local group with impressive Muckety.
September 15, 2011
Once again, the Oracle has gone outside the boundaries.
October 26, 2010
In the network that is America's rail freight system, Chicago is a chokepoint.
February 10, 2010
Two seemingly unrelated investment stories roused the press and the public this week.
November 6, 2009
Warren Buffett's reputation as a financial prophet has been tarnished in the past year, as Berkshire Hathaway's value has plummeted, dropping by almost $12 billion in 2008.
February 28, 2009
Warren Buffett, who generally knows a deal when he sees one, announced yesterday that his company, Berkshire Hathaway, would invest $5 billion in beleaguered Goldman Sachs.
September 24, 2008
The richest man in the world is ramping up his involvement in the campaign to elect Barack Obama the next president.
June 26, 2008
Warren Buffett has followed the dealings of the Pritzker family for half a century, but he had never had a direct business connection to them. . .until now.
December 26, 2007
Muckety this! maps featuring Warren E. Buffett
Buffett: The Making of an American Capitalist, by Roger Lowenstein