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 Peter Arrell Browne Widener

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Peter Arrell Browne Widener Famous memorial

Birth
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death
6 Nov 1915 (aged 80)
Elkins Park, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot
Section K, Lot 338 (Widener Mausoleum)
Memorial ID
23321 View Source

Financier. One of the most successful businessmen in Philadelphia during his time, he owned monopolies like the New York and Philadelphia transit systems, the C&C Coal Company, and the Reading Railroad. He endowed Widener University in Philadelphia.

Financier. One of the most successful businessmen in Philadelphia during his time, he owned monopolies like the New York and Philadelphia transit systems, the C&C Coal Company, and the Reading Railroad. He endowed Widener University in Philadelphia.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 24 Jul 2001
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 23321
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/23321/peter-arrell_browne-widener: accessed ), memorial page for Peter Arrell Browne Widener (13 Nov 1834–6 Nov 1915), Find a Grave Memorial ID 23321, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.