Whipple Van Buren Phillips

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Whipple Van Buren Phillips

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Death: March 28, 1904 (70)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Jeremiah Phillips and Phoebe Phillips
Husband of Robie Alzada Phillips
Father of Sarah Susan Lovecraft; Lillian Delora Clark; Annie Emeline Gamwell; Edwin Everett Phillips and Emeline Estella Phillips

Managed by: Carlos Pitts
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About Whipple Van Buren Phillips

was an American businessman from Providence, Rhode Island who also had mining interests in Idaho. He was most notable as the grandfather of H. P. Lovecraft whom he raised with his daughters and encouraged to have an appreciation of literature especially classical literature and English poetry.

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Whipple Van Buren Phillips's Timeline

1833
November 22, 1833
Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
1856
1856
1857
October 17, 1857
Foster, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States
1859
July 15, 1859
1864
February 14, 1864
1866
June 10, 1866
1904
March 28, 1904
Age 70
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States