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Austin Corbin
Birth: Jul. 11, 1827
Death: Jun. 4, 1896

Businessman. His First National Bank of Davenport 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, 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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  Hannah M. Corbin (____ - 1908)*
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Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx County
New York, USA
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Originally Created by: Ginny M
Record added: Jun 30, 2006
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Austin Corbin
Added by: Ginny M
Austin Corbin
Added by: Ginny M
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One of New Hampshire's "finest" robber barons. He made his money forcing poor people and Indians off their land and was convicted of usury for his land mortgaging schemes. His "robber baron" legacy lives on in the private "non-profit" game preserve Corbin...(Read more)
- John Calvin
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014

- melinda
 Added: Aug. 4, 2013
I light a candle for Austin Corbin ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
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