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Binns, Joseph Patterson b. June 28, 1905 d. November 23, 1980 Entrepreneur, hotel executive. Binns rose from room clerk in an Atlantic City hotel (1928-1931), to vice-president of Hilton Hotels Corporoation (1946-1962), in which post he served as general manager of the Palmer House, Chicago (1946-1949), and executive vice-president and general manager of the Waldorf-Astoria, New York (1949-1961). He was also president and chief executive officer of Rock-Hil-Uris Corporation (1961-1964) and was managing director of the New York Hilton and Washington Hilton...[Read More] Friends Southwestern Burial Ground, Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Wolfenden, James b. July 25, 1889 d. April 8, 1949 US Congressman. He completed a college preparatory education and then joined his family's cotton and wool manufacturing business. Wolfenden was also Vice President of both the Citizen's Bank of East Lansdowne and the Delaware County Hospital. He served as Upper Darby's Republican Committee Chairman, and was also a member of Delaware County's Republican party leadership, nicknamed the "War Board." In addition, he served as an Upper Darby Township Commissioner for nine years. In 1928 Wolfenden...[Read More] (Bio by: Bill McKern) Friends Southwestern Burial Ground, Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA