Morton Fox (mortonfox) wrote,
Morton Fox

The Frugal Life

Grumpy millionaire leaves estate to create kids' sports park
MEDFORD - A reclusive millionaire known for hating children has bequeathed his estate to build a youth sports park.

Wes Howard -- a frugal man who used an outhouse rather than pay to install a toilet in his house -- died in March at age 87.

He lived in an 1890s farmhouse and cooked on a turn-of-the-century wood stove.

The article also mentions that most of his money was won in an injury lawsuit so it could be that he didn't know what to do with it or he felt he didn't deserve it. Personally, with that kind of money, I'd get plumbing!
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