Warren Delano II

Warren Delano II

Birth
New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 17 Jan 1898 (aged 88)
USA
Burial Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 8487558 View Source

Warren Delano II, grandfather of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, was born in the part of New Bedford which is now the Town of Fairhaven, MA. He was a prominent China Trader during the 1830s and returned to Fairhaven with a substantial fortune. In 1850, he created Riverside Cemetery in Fairhaven. Besides keeping the family homestead in Fairhaven as a summer residence, he also built a home called Algonac near Newburgh, NY. He is buried in the Delano Family Tomb.