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 Caesar Augustin Grasselli

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Caesar Augustin Grasselli

  • Birth 1850 Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 28 Jul 1927 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
  • Plot sect 12, lot 13-0
  • Memorial ID 7938366

Philanthropist. A chemist and business magnate, Grasselli helped to develop high-explosives manufacturing by introducing sodium sulfate (American saltcake) to the glass industry. The business he built grew to a worth of $30 million and was eventually merged with chemical giant Du Pont in 1928. Founder of Cleveland Museum of Art and Cleveland Institute of Music, Grasselli donated the family home to the Cleveland Society for the Blind.

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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 30 Sep 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7938366
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Caesar Augustin Grasselli (1850–28 Jul 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7938366, citing Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .