George Dunton Widener, Sr

George Dunton Widener, Sr

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 15 Apr 1912 (aged 50)
At Sea
Burial Buried or Lost at Sea, Specifically: Titanic victim
Memorial ID 11841844 · View Source
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Business Magnate. Titanic Passenger. He made $30 million from public utilities, Standard Oil, and his streetcar ventures. He was president of the Widener Elkins Traction Syndicate, maker of streetcars. He lived at Lynnewood Hall in Elkins Park, Pennsylvania. Widener died in the Titantic disaster, along with his son, Harry Elkins Widener. His wife Eleanor Elkins survived. He was the son of business magnate P.A.B. Widener.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 28 Sep 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial 11841844
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Dunton Widener, Sr (16 Jun 1861–15 Apr 1912), Find a Grave Memorial no. 11841844, ; Maintained by Find A Grave Buried or Lost at Sea, who reports a Titanic victim.