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William Wilson Corcoran
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Birth: Dec. 27, 1798
Georgetown
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Death: Feb. 24, 1888

American financier, philanthropist, and art collector. After becoming a successful banker, he retired in 1854 and devoted himself to philanthropic activities, which included gifts to many educational and religious institutions, as well as the founding of the Louise Home for Women in Washington. His chief gift was the Corcoran Gallery of Art, in Washington. 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Corcoran (1754 - 1830)
  Hannah Lemmon Corcoran (1765 - 1823)
 
 Spouse:
  Louise Amory Morris Corcoran (1818 - 1840)*
 
 Children:
  Louise Corcoran Eustis (1838 - 1867)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eliza Corcoran*
  James Corcoran*
  Thomas Corcoran (1794 - 1846)*
  Sarah Corcoran Jones (1797 - 1843)*
  William Wilson Corcoran (1798 - 1888)
  Ellen Corcoran Hill (1807 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Corcoran, Lots 1-15
 
Created by: Bernadette Loeffel - At...
Record added: May 30, 2006
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- PL
 Added: Oct. 16, 2011
Rest In Peace
- Bernadette Loeffel - Atkins
 Added: Feb. 18, 2007
 
 
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