Billionaire Obama Associate Dies
James Crown, a managing partner of the Aspen Skiing Company, has died in a fiery crash at the Woody Creek race track in Colorado. Crown, a billionaire, was grandson of industrialist Henry Crown and the chief executive of Henry Crown & Company in Chicago, Illinois.
He also had served as a trustee for the Aspen Institute and on the board of J.P. Morgan Chase, which recently arrived at a settlement with victims of Jeffrey Epstein. Crown was a close associate of former President Barack Obama and led a fight to try to end violent crime in Chicago. Here, Ivory Hecker touches upon a few of the mysteries surrounding Crown’s death.