Founder of Mason and Company in 1962 and still senior advisor at Legg Mason Inc., he was born in Lynchburg, Va., in the heart of the Bible Belt. Mason was in the second grade when his father died, and the family moved to Bethlehem, Pa. There, he attended the parish school at Ss. Simon and Jude, and then Allentown Central Catholic High.
Mason spoke to the Catholic Review just prior to the breakfast, which was sponsored by Legg Mason Inc.
Students from Cardinal Shehan School’s choir sing during a Sept. 7 announcement of a $1 million gift from Kevin Plank to support Partners in Excellence schools. (Kevin J. Parks/CR Staff)
Seton Keough’s athletic teams, as well as those from Archbishop Curley, Cristo Rey Jesuit, the Institute of Notre Dame, Mercy and St. Frances Academy, are all outfitted by Under Armour.
Watch a video of the announcement of the $1 million gift here.