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Col Edwin Laurentine Drake

Col Edwin Laurentine Drake

Birth
Greenville, Greene County, New York, USA
Death 8 Nov 1880 (aged 61)
Bethlehem, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 6884 · View Source
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Businessman. Famed for having drilled the world's first oil well, located in Titusville, Pennsylvania.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Nov 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6884
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col Edwin Laurentine Drake (29 Mar 1819–8 Nov 1880), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6884, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Titusville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .