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 Edward Payson Ripley

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Edward Payson Ripley

  • Birth 30 Oct 1845 Dorchester, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 4 Feb 1920 Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA
  • Burial Oak Brook, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 7889588

Business Magnate. First President of the reorganized Atchison, Topeka & Santa Fe Railroad in 1895. The plaque on the door of the mausoleum bears the quote, "This is the sunset glow. The shadows will soon begin to lengthen. But if I have died to win the approbation of my contemporaries and to be of benefit to those with whom I have been associated, I can look with complacency on the signs of the closing day and so to my rest content." (Speech made by E.P. Ripley on his 70th birthday.)

Bio by: David M. Habben


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: David M. Habben
  • Added: 23 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7889588
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Payson Ripley (30 Oct 1845–4 Feb 1920), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7889588, citing Bronswood Cemetery, Oak Brook, DuPage County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .