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 Martin Ryerson

Martin Ryerson

Birth
Paterson, Passaic County, New Jersey, USA
Death 6 Sep 1887 (aged 69)
Boston, Cook County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Lakeside Section
Memorial ID 6417 · View Source
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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: 19 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) .