Patricia Klingenstein is a native of Portland, Maine and now divides her time between Greenwich, CT and New York City. She is a graduate of Smith College Class of 1951.
Married in 1952, her husband is a partner of the Investment Firm Klingenstein Fields. He spends most of his time as President of the family foundation. She has four children, one of whom served on the Board of The Hastings Center.
In Greenwich, she was active in the Junior League as Treasurer and as a docent at the Audubon Society. In New York she is currently on the Boards of the New York Public Library and the New York Historical Society. Her outside interests include keeping up with ten grandchildren and an interest in antiques.