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 George Dunton Widener Sr.

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George Dunton Widener Sr. Famous memorial

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

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.

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.

Bio by: rjschatz


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 28 Sep 2005
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 11841844
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/11841844/george-dunton-widener: accessed ), memorial page for George Dunton Widener Sr. (16 Jun 1861–15 Apr 1912), Find a Grave Memorial ID 11841844, ; Maintained by Find a GraveBuried or Lost at Sea, who reports a Titanic victim.