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 Edward Mallinckrodt

Edward Mallinckrodt

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 1 Feb 1928 (aged 83)
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Burial Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 20607 · View Source
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Businessman. At the height of the Civil War, Edward grew interested in agricultureal chemistry. He began to read books on the subject & soon found his calling. His father agreed to send Edward & his brother Otto to Germany to study chemistry for three years. Upon their return to the United States, they opened a chemical manufacturing company with their elder brother Gustav. The company was called G. Mallinckrodt & Company. When the business was incorporated in 1882 as the Mallinckrodt Chemical Works, Edward became its president. He also established the National Ammonia Company in 1889. He accumulated vast holdings of real estate in St. Louis & used his substantial wealth to give back something ot his community & his philanthropy benefitted Harvard University, Washington University & the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. He gave endowments to St. Louis Children's Hospital & to St. Luke's Hospital of which he was head of the board of trustees. Edward also held positions as director of the Missouri Botanical Garden, president of the Mercantile Library, & served on the board of Washington University.

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  • Added: 28 Feb 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 20607
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Mallinckrodt (21 Jan 1845–1 Feb 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 20607, citing Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .