Peter Arrell Brown Widener (1834 - 1915)

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Birthplace: Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Cheltenham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
Occupation: Owned Railroad
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Peter Arrell Brown Widener

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

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Peter Arrell Brown Widener's Timeline

1834
November 13, 1834
Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1859
1859
Age 24
Philadelphia Ward 20 District 64, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1861
June 16, 1861
Age 26
Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1872
August 19, 1872
Age 37
Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1915
November 6, 1915
Age 80
Cheltenham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
November 8, 1915
Age 80
Cheltenham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, USA
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