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Johns Hopkins

  • Birth 19 May 1795 Anne Arundel County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 24 Dec 1873 Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 500

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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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 500
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : 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 .