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Adolph Edward Borie
Birth: Nov. 25, 1809
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Feb. 5, 1880
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Upon his father's death, he inherited a mercantile business that involved the silk and tea trade. He was consul to Belgium between 1843 and 1848, and was elected President of the Bank of Commerce of Philadelphia in 1848. In 1862, he was one of the founders and first president of the Union League of Philadelphia. He joined the cabinet of President Ulysses S. Grant in March of 1869 as Secretary of the Navy; but, finding that his business interests required his attention, he served only three and a half months. He accompanied former President Grant on his world tour in 1877. (bio by: Thomas Fisher) 
Family links: 
  John Joseph Borie (1776 - 1834)
  Sophia Beauveau Borie (1789 - 1876)
  Adolph Edward Borie (1809 - 1880)
  Emily Marie Borie Bohlen (1811 - 1851)*
  Sophie Eliza Borie Bohlen (1813 - 1882)*
  Charles Beauveau Borie (1814 - ____)*
  Elizabeth Borie (1816 - 1824)*
  Charles Louis Borie (1819 - 1886)*
  Henry Peter Borie (1823 - 1886)*
  Eliza Susanne Borie Keating (1825 - 1866)*
  Louisa Borie (1828 - 1832)*
  John J. Borie (1830 - 1882)*
  Josephine Louisa Borie (1834 - 1915)*
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Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section P, Lots 33-34
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Thomas Fisher
Record added: Jul 25, 2006
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Adolph Edward Borie
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Adolph Edward Borie
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Adolph Edward Borie
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