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Edward Payson Ripley
Birth: Oct. 30, 1845
Death: Feb. 4, 1920

Business Magnate. First President of the reorganized Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad in 1895. The plaque on the door of the mausoleum bears the quote, "This is the sunset glow. The shadows will soon begin to lengthen. But if I have died to win the approbation of my contemporaries and to be of benefit to those with whom I have been associated, I can look with complacency on the signs of the closing day and so to my rest content." (Speech made by E.P. Ripley on his 70th birthday.) (bio by: David M. Habben) 
 
Burial:
Bronswood Cemetery
Oak Brook
DuPage County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: David M. Habben
Record added: Sep 23, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7889588
Edward Payson Ripley
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Edward Payson Ripley
Added by: David M. Habben
 
Edward Payson Ripley
Added by: David M. Habben
 
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- bob tarte
 Added: Nov. 23, 2013
RIP COUSINAlways loved to ride the train at Disneyland when your engine was running.
- Lois Ripley Chavez
 Added: Nov. 11, 2013

- Tracey Reid
 Added: Oct. 30, 2013
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