Ruth Carter Stevenson, Who Built The Amon Carter, Dies At 89

Jan 7, 2013
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Daughter of the newspaper icon, she used his money to take the Fort Worth museum far beyond its Western-art roots. In doing so, she earned an international reputation in the art world.

FORT WORTH -- Ruth Carter Stevenson, who stepped out of the shadow of her legendary Fort Worth father, Amon Carter Sr., to become a national figure in the American art world, died Sunday night at her home. She was 89. Under Mrs.

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