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 William Eliot Smith

William Eliot Smith

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 1909 (aged 64–65)
Burial Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 12139 · View Source
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William bought a defunct glass making operation with Edward Levis & formed the Illinois Glass Company. The company grew to become the largest glass making operation in the world (Owens-Illinois Glass, then Owens-Corning). The family donated much property to the city of Alton for a park & hospital.


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  • Maintained by: Connie Nisinger
  • Added: 3 Sep 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Eliot Smith (31 Dec 1844–1909), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12139, citing Alton Cemetery, Alton, Madison County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Connie Nisinger (contributor 74) .