Packard was a member of the American Enterprise Institute's board of trustees. He died on March 26, 1996, at age 83 in Stanford, California, leaving approximately $4 billion (the bulk of his estate) to the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, including large amounts of valuable real property in Los Altos Hills.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Packard
Packard was a member of the American Enterprise Institute's board of trustees. He died on March 26, 1996, at age 83 in Stanford, California, leaving approximately $4 billion (the bulk of his estate) to the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, including large amounts of valuable real property in Los Altos Hills.
David Packard became the 13th Deputy Secretary of Defense on January 24, 1969. He was Secretary of Defense Melvin Laird’s first Deputy and the first of two Deputy Secretaries to serve during the...
David and Lucile Packard believed America to be the home of a unique type of organization—foundations—that are dependent upon both private funding and volunteer leadership. Along with universities, national institutions, community groups, youth agencies, family planning centers, and hospitals, foundations constitute a great American tradition that complements government efforts to focus on society’s needs.
David Packard (1912-1996) was the co-founder and a longtime executive officer of Hewlett-Packard Company, a leading manufacturer of electronic measuring devices, calculators, and computers. He also served as deputy secretary of defense under President Richard Nixon and was a major benefactor to many philanthropic organizations.
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Packard remained on as chairman until three years before his death in 1996. Today, William Hewlett and David Packard are hailed as two of the nation's most respected businessmen and philanthropists.
David Packard, who with his partner William Hewlett launched one of Silicon Valley's most innovative electronics companies from a Palo Alto garage with $538 in cash and a calling to "do something ...
David Packard, Conservative Philanthropist But Packard “was, in fact, a very generous supporter of a range of conservative organizations, and as the fourth richest man in the country in 1986, he could afford to be,” write Steven Teles and Jessica A. Gover in the study, which Teles referenced during his conversation with The Giving Review last week.
Born September 7, 1912 in Pueblo, Colorado, David Packard grew up in a rural suburb where he had ample space to explore nature and science. Encouraged by his parents, Packard began experimenting with his own ideas and projects he took an interest to, particularly those concerning mechanics, electronics and explosives.
David Woodley Packard, Ph.D. (born 1940) is a former professor and noted philanthropist; he is the son of Hewlett-Packard co-founder David Packard. A former HP board member (1987–1999), David is best known for his opposition to the HP-Compaq merger  and his support for classical studies, especially the digitization of classics research.