NEW YORK (Jun. 27)
Private funeral services will be held Monday for George Blumenthal, financier, philanthropist and president of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, who died at his home yesterday at the age of 83 after a long illness. He was active in philanthropy, having given nearly $1,000,000 for Mt. Sinai Hospital. A native of Frankfort-am-Main, Germany, he was a member of the banking firm of Speyer & Co. and later a partner in Lazard Freres.