Harold Williams, Founding President of J. Paul Getty Trust, Passes Away at Age of 89

August 2nd, 2017

Harold Williams, via LA TimesHarold Williams, who served as founding president of J. Paul Getty Trust, has passed away at the age of 89. Williams was instrumental in the Trust’s growth over its first 17 years, and remained an instrumental force in the Los Angeles arts community for years after leaving his post. “The Getty today — its global reach and its Southern California presence — is a legacy of Harold M. Williams,” says Maria Hummer-Tuttle, chairwoman of the Getty Trust’s board of directors.

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