Johns Hopkins

Johns Hopkins

Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
Death 24 Dec 1873 (aged 78)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 500 · View Source
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Financier, Philanthropist. He was an important investor in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and used the railroad during the Civil War to transport Union troops to the front. In addition, he was president of Merchant's Bank. A Quaker philanthropist, upon his death he left 7 million dollars to found many institutions including Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Press, and Johns Hopkins Hospital.

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He was the founder of the Johns Hopkins University and of the Johns Hopkins Hospital



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  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Johns Hopkins (19 May 1795–24 Dec 1873), Find a Grave Memorial no. 500, citing Green Mount Cemetery, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .