A fascinating life ends while the mystery deepens
Millionaire woman dies a few days short of 105th birthday; lived reclusive life in hospital rooms
Huguette M. Clark, worth untold millions as the heiress to a copper fortune, has died a few days short of her 105th birthday. In spite of her unimaginable wealth, she chose to live in hospital rooms tended only by a few nurses in the last 22 years of her life as her mansions remained empty. Her most unusual life story fascinated the world, and many questions remain unanswered following her passing.
The last known photograph of Huguette M. Clark, pictured here was taken in 1930, on the day she ended her childless marriage of two years.
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