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Tuesday, October 3, 2006

Globe West's wealthiest residents

Forbes has released its annual list of the 400 richest Americans. Massachusetts boasts 13 of the country's richest people. At least four of them call Globe West home:

1. Jim Davis, owner of New Balance
Hometown: Newton
Net worth: $2 billion
Ranked No. 160 by Forbes

2. Amar Gopal Bose, owner of Bose Corp.
Hometown: Framingham
Net worth: $1.5 billion
Ranked No. 242 by Forbes

3. Richard J. Egan, co-founder of EMC
Hometown: Hopkinton
Net worth: $1.3 billion
Ranked No. 297 by Forbes

4. Stephen R. Karp, real estate
Hometown: Weston
Net worth: $1 billion
Ranked No. 374 by Forbes

See the whole gallery.

-- Erica Tochin

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