Lawrence Phillips, Phillips Collection Co-Founder, Dies
February 25, 2013,
HIGH POINT, N.C.-Lawrence Phillips, co-founder of the Phillips Collection, died earlier this month. He was 95 years old.
Phillips was born in New York and spent his life traveling the world. After graduating from Brooklyn College at the age of 19, he went on to serve in World War II.
Phillips is survived by his wife Shirley; sons Michael and Mark; and grandchildren and great grandchildren.
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