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Joseph William Drexel
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Birth: 1833
Death: 1888

Financier. Philanthropist. He was partner in Drexel and Company as well as both Baring Brothers in London and Rothschild et Fis in Paris. He owned a 200 acre farm near New York City, where the unemployed were fed, clothed, and educated, until they could find work. He developed land in Maryland into a planned community, with lots sold to the poor at cost. The same was done with 7,000 acres of land in Michigan. 
 
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 Parents:
  Francis Martin Drexel (1792 - 1863)
  Catherine Hookey Drexel (1795 - 1870)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Wharton Drexel (1841 - 1912)*
 
 Children:
  Katherine Drexel Penrose (1866 - 1918)*
  Elizabeth Drexel Dahlgren (1868 - 1944)*
 
 Siblings:
  Heloise C. Drexel Smith (____ - 1895)**
  Francis Anthony Drexel (1824 - 1885)*
  Anthony Joseph Drexel (1826 - 1893)*
  Joseph William Drexel (1833 - 1888)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Woodlands Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: rjschatz
Record added: Jan 29, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13162009
Joseph William Drexel
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Joseph William Drexel
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Joseph William Drexel
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