Tempelsman is chairman of the board of directors of Lazare Kaplan International Inc. (LKI), the largest diamond company in the United States, noted for its "ideal cut" diamonds sold worldwide under the brand name, Lazare Diamonds. 91 (approx.) We were trying to protect her and the children, because they could not make visits with ease." Mr. Tempelsman, a 64-year-old financier who amassed a fortune as a diamond dealer and industrialist, was the third man in her life, friends said, but he … Randolph Churchill and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis leave Wilton'si London. Cavafy. Full name. He had known her for more than 30 years and had been her constant companion for more than a decade, sharing everything: the daily victories, big and small, the adventures and frustrations of her complex life, and then her final months of suffering. Doctors said there was nothing medicine could offer. ", In an interview yesterday, Ms. Tuckerman acknowledged that she had understated the severity of Mrs. Onassis's condition on Monday and Tuesday. On April 14, Mrs. Onassis was admitted to New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center after she developed a perforated ulcer in her stomach, a complication of the steroid therapy. "I said what I thought was appropriate. So farewell, farewell.
"And now the journey is over, too short, alas, too short," he said in a personal commentary after reading a favorite poem, "Ithaka" by C. P. Cavafy, at the service at St. Ignatius Loyola Roman Catholic Church.
Helene Tempelsman's information is not available now. They were married in 1949.  Tempelsman is one of fewer than 90 ″sightholders″ in the world, which means that 10 times a year he is permitted to buy diamonds directly from the powerful De Beers cartel in the City of London. If you see something that doesn't look right on this page, please do inform us using the form below: © 2017 Dead or Kicking / All Rights Reserved. Maiden name. So farewell, farewell." TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. We are selling these photos as collectibles only and no copyright is implied. Jacqueline Onassis and her partner Maurice Tempelsman.  Tempelsman was a board member of the Southern African Enterprise Development Fund, and past chairman and long-serving board member of the Africa-America Institute. As you set out for Ithaka, hope your road is a long one, full of adventure, full of discovery. Members of the Kennedy clan together with friends of Jacqueline Onassis, at her funeral. Jacqueline Onassi's grandson walks in Central Park together with her childhood girl.  Their daughter, Rena, is the widow of Robert Speisman, an executive vice president of Lazare Kaplan International Inc. who died on board American Airlines Flight 77, when the aircraft crashed into The Pentagon during the September 11 attacks. Treatment Unsuccessful. To preserve these articles as they originally appeared, The Times does not alter, edit or update them. The drug and radiation therapy weakened her immune system, leaving her vulnerable to infection. Maurice Tempelsman may have been the least famous of the men in her life, but he was the one who was with Jackie to the end. , Southern African Enterprise Development Fund, National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, Business Council for International Understanding, New York University Institute of Fine Arts, "Death of a First Lady: The Companion; Quietly at Her Side, Public at the End", "Clinton and Kennedys: In 30 Years, a Full Circle", "Two Marble Sculptures to Return to Sicily", "Lazare Kaplan sales down as worried buyers reassess strategy", "Fototeca online a comunismului românesc", "Official Delegation Accompanying the President to Africa", "OPIC Board Approves $250 Million to Develop Diamond Cutting and Polishing in Botswana", "OPIC & U.S. Company Partner to Improve Diamond Production and Sales in Emerging Markets", "USAID Signs a $1.5 Million Partnership to Improve Economic Opportunities in Angola", "Interview with Ambassador John A. Linehan, Jr", "Congress Holds Hearing on New Partnership for African Development", Bureau of International Information Programs, "AAI Recognizes Tempelsman as Distinguished Trustee", "NDI Board of Directors: Maurice Tempelsman", "Onassis Leaves Estate to Charity and Her Children", "First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis: Memorial Tributes in the One Hundred Third Congress of the United States", "Last Will & Testament – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis", "Mrs. Onassis's Estate Worth Less Than Estimated", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Maurice_Tempelsman&oldid=973379643, American people of Belgian-Jewish descent, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 16 August 2020, at 22:17.