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Sir Henry Tate
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1819
Lancashire, England
Death: Dec. 5, 1899

Sugar-merchant. He was born in Chorley, Lancashire, the son of a clergyman. When he was 13, he became a grocer's apprentice in Liverpool. After a seven-year apprentice, he was able to set up his own shop. His buisness was successful, and grew to a chain of six stores by the time he was 35. By 1869, he had accquired his own buisness building a refinery in Liverpool. He rapidly became a millionaire, and donated generously to charity. In 1874, he moved to London and there made the Tate's Cube Sugar known all over the world. A collector of paintings, in 1889, he donated his collection to the goverment on the condition that they be displayed in a suitable gallery, toward the construction of which he donated 80 thousand-pounds. The National Gallery of British Art, better known as the Tate Gallery was opened on july 21 1897, on the site of the Old Millbank Prison. He was made a baronet in 1898, the year before his death. 
 
Burial:
West Norwood Cemetery and Crematorium
West Norwood
London Borough of Lambeth
Greater London, England
Plot: 19897, Square 38
 
Created by: s.canning
Record added: Apr 02, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13832960
Sir Henry Tate
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Sir Henry Tate
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Sir Henry Tate
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- Cate Kirby-White
 Added: Apr. 9, 2013
R.I.P. SIR HENRY
- Milky
 Added: May. 1, 2011
Why Is Sir henry tate not on the famous listings,Does find-a-grave not no who the tate gallery was named after
- Angel moz
 Added: Jan. 8, 2007
 
 
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