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 Erskine Hazard

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Erskine Hazard

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Death 25 Feb 1865 (aged 75)
Burial Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section H Lot 115, 119 & 121
Memorial ID 33753049 View Source

Industrialist. Along with Josiah White, he co-founded the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Company. It played a vital role in the early industrialization of the United States, leading with anthracite coal mining, canal technology, railroads, iron production, and wire rope.


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  • Created by: RPD2
  • Added: 11 Feb 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 33753049
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/33753049/erskine-hazard : accessed ), memorial page for Erskine Hazard (30 Nov 1789–25 Feb 1865), Find a Grave Memorial ID 33753049, citing Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by RPD2 (contributor 309) .