Henry Huttleston Rogers

Henry Huttleston Rogers

Birth
Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 May 1909 (aged 69)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 893 · View Source
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Businessman and Philanthropist. He amassed a fortune so large he was listed in a 1996 study as one of the 25 most wealthy individuals in US history. He was a major holder in John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Trust, and had numerous investments of his own in copper, steel, natural gas, coal, and railroads. Rogers donated money to numerous individuals and organizations, much of it anonymously. His diverse friendships included Mark Twain, Ida Tarbell, Helen Keller, and Booker T. Washington.

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  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial 893
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Henry Huttleston Rogers (29 Jan 1840–19 May 1909), Find a Grave Memorial no. 893, citing Riverside Cemetery, Fairhaven, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .