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 Joseph Wharton

Joseph Wharton

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 11 Jan 1909 (aged 82)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section G, Lot 157
Memorial ID 1092 · View Source
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Businessman. He made his fortune as the co-founder of the Bethlehem Steel Company, through which he introduced the production of nickel and cobalt into the United States. His legacy is honored by the Wharton Business School in Philadelphia, which he endowed.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1092
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Wharton (3 Mar 1826–11 Jan 1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1092, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .