1942 – Emma Moore dies at 35 Warren Place, Montclair, New Jersey on 5th January at the age of 85, after a long illness. She leaves a daughter, a brother, two sisters, two grandchildren & five great grandchildren. (NYT 07.01.1942)

New York Times - November 9, 2000

COMPANY NEWS; BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY TO BUY BENJAMIN MOORE PAINTS

Berkshire Hathaway Inc., the investment vehicle of Warren E. Buffett, has agreed to buy the paint maker Benjamin Moore & Company for about $1 billion in cash.  Berkshire Hathaway will pay $37.82 a share in a deal announced in a news release.  The price is a 51 percent premium to Benjamin Moore's closing price yesterday.  Berkshire Hathaway primarily owns insurance companies.  The offer is subject to certain conditions, including the tender of at least two-thirds of the shares outstanding as well as regulatory approval.  Shares of Benjamin Moore fell 50 cents, to $25. Berkshire Hathaway Class A shares fell $800, to $64,800.