Updated Tuesday, September 30, 2014 as of 2:11 PM ET

James Stowers, American Century Funds Founder, Dies at 90

(Bloomberg) -- James E. Stowers Jr., who built a billion-dollar fortune as founder of the American Century Investments mutual fund company, then gave most of it away for medical research, has died. He was 90.

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Rather than rail against "income inequality", wouldn't it be refreshing to hear President Obama call attention and bring praise to this 1%er who has been a remarkable steward of the wealth he amassed over the span of many decades. A career in which he EARNED his way to success, employed hundreds if not thousands of other Americans along the way, and continues to give to mankind via his perpetual family Foundation legacy. God Bless America for these top 1%ers. Without them, America would not be the remarkable nation it is today.
Posted by THOMAS S | Wednesday, March 19 2014 at 5:31PM ET
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