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Austin Corbin
Birth: Jul. 11, 1827
Newport
Sullivan County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jun. 4, 1896
Newport
Sullivan County
New Hampshire, USA

Businessman. Known as "Father of the Banking Industry", his First National Bank of Davenport, Iowa was one of the first to open under the 1863 legislation which created the national bank system in the United States. Moving to New York City, New York, he financed the development of Coney Island. By 1882 he built the Manhattan Beach Railroad and resort hotels, including The Manhattan Beach Hotel, the Oriental, and The Argyle. He consolidated the rail lines on Long Island, upgraded the infrastructure and formed the Long Island Railroad. (bio by: Ginny M) 
 
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 Parents:
  Austin Corbin (____ - 1876)
  Mary Chase Corbin (____ - 1869)
 
 Spouse:
  Hannah M. Wheeler Corbin (____ - 1908)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Corbin Champollion (1855 - 1892)*
  Anna Wheeler Corbin Borrowe (1863 - 1930)*
 
 Sibling:
  Austin Corbin (1827 - 1896)
  Lois Corbin Dunton (1891 - 1893)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx
Bronx County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ginny M
Record added: Jun 30, 2006
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Austin Corbin
Added by: Ginny M
 
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- melinda
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013
I light a candle for Austin Corbin ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
You share the same anniversary of passing as my beloved father.
- zosma
 Added: Nov. 15, 2011
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