NWA Philanthropist Lawrence Schmieding Dies at 89 by Susannah Patton Posted 11/17/2009 10:55 am Updated 5 years ago The CEO of the Schmieding Foundation was well known for his philanthropy, which largely focused on programs for children and the elderly. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 15 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.