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Joseph Wharton
Birth: Mar. 3, 1826
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1909
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Businessman. He made his fortune as the co-founder of the Bethlehem Steel Company, through which he introduced the production of nickel and cobalt into the United States. His legacy is honored by the Wharton Business School in Philadelphia, which he endowed. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anna Corbit Lovering Wharton (1830 - 1914)*
 
 Children:
  Joanna Wharton Lippincott (1858 - 1938)*
  Mary Lovering Wharton (1863 - 1923)*
  Anna Wharton Morris (1868 - 1957)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 157
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Joseph Wharton
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Joseph Wharton
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Joseph Wharton
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To a man I did not know,but who reached down the agesto help others without condition.This is a measure of true greatness.
- John  Sakon 
 Added: Jul. 8, 2014

- Jackie Howard
 Added: Mar. 3, 2014

- sniksnak
 Added: Jan. 19, 2013
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