Martin Ryerson

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Martin Ryerson

  • Birth 6 Jan 1818 Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
  • Death 6 Sep 1887 Boston, Cook County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
  • Plot Lakeside Section
  • Memorial ID 6417

Notable for his grave marker, which was designed by Louis Sullivan. It combines the Egyptian pyramid and its forerunner, the mastaba. After attendin Harvard, Mr. Ryerson made fortunes in lumber and real estate in Chicago.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 18 Sep 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6417
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Martin Ryerson (6 Jan 1818–6 Sep 1887), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6417, citing Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .