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 Peter Arrell Browne Widener

Peter Arrell Browne Widener

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
Memorial ID 23321 · View Source
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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.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 25 Jul 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 23321
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Arrell Browne Widener (13 Nov 1834–6 Nov 1915), Find A Grave Memorial no. 23321, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .