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Today in History: Getty Museum Receives Largest Endowment 

On February 28th, 1982 the J. Paul Getty Museum received the largest endowment in the history of funding for the arts -- a whopping $1.2 billion from the late Minneapolis-born¬†billionaire, Jean Paul Getty (1892-1976), who made his fortune in oil and art. His wealth¬†was fiercely contested by family and ex-family members -- allowing it to …

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