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William Boyce Thompson
Birth: May 13, 1869
Virginia City
Madison County
Montana, USA
Death: Jun. 27, 1930

Business Magnate. He operated silver and copper mines in Montana and Arizona. He moved to New York City, New York and became director of the Federal Reserve bank of New York (1914 to 1919) and was twice a delegate to the Republican National Convetion (1916, 1920). In 1919, he founded the Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant Research in Yonkers, New York which has since become a research institute of Cornell University. He also founded the Boyce Thompson Arboretum in Superior, Arizona. His life has been memorialized in a biography entitled "The Magnate" by Hermann Hagedorn. (bio by: JVC) 
 
Burial:
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery
Sleepy Hollow
Westchester County
New York, USA
Plot: Mausoleum Section 65 (Lebanon) or 71 (Horeb)
 
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Originally Created by: JVC
Record added: Jan 02, 2004
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