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Martin Ryerson
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Birth: Jan. 6, 1818
Passaic County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Sep. 6, 1887
Cook County
Massachusetts, USA

Notable for his grave marker, which was designed by Louis Sullivan. It combines the Egyptian pyramid and its forerunner, the mastaba. After attendin Harvard, Mr. Ryerson made fortunes in lumber and real estate in Chicago. 
Family links: 
  An Indian Woman Ryerson (____ - 1843)*
  Mary Ann Campau Ryerson (1832 - 1907)*
  Louise M Duvernay Ryerson (1824 - 1855)*
  Mary Ryerson Butts (1843 - 1888)*
  Martin Antoine Ryerson (1856 - 1932)*
*Calculated relationship
Graceland Cemetery
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Lakeside Section
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Sep 19, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 6417
Martin Ryerson
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