Financier. One of the most successful businessmen in Philadelphia during his time, he owned monopolies like the New York and Philadelphia transit systems, the C&C Coal Company, and the Reading Railroad. He endowed Widener University in Philadelphia. (bio by: Russ Dodge)
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RIP Sir. Sad Lynnewood Hall your former home is in the sad state it is in. It is a national treasure that needs more respect. I am sorry you lost your son and grandson in the sinking of the Titanic. -
James Varela Added: Sep. 22, 2015