William Lukens Elkins

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William Lukens Elkins

Birthplace: West Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Died in Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA
Place of Burial: Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania
Immediate Family:

Son of George Elkins and Susanna Elkins
Husband of Maria Louisa Elkins
Father of George W. Elkins; Ida Amelia Taylor; Eleanor Elkins, Titanic Survivor; Nellie Elkins and William Lukens Elkins, Jr.
Brother of Louisa Asborn Elkins; Mary Hise Elkins; Sarah Ann Elkins; Elizabeth Elkins; Matilda Beaver Elkins and 1 other

Occupation: Gentlemen-Oil Merchant
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About William Lukens Elkins

Financier. He was a partner in the giant Standard Oil company. He sold his portion and heavily invested in railways and natural gas, and his efforts helped build up the infrastructure in a number of major US cities.


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William Lukens Elkins's Timeline

May 2, 1832
West Marlborough, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
September 26, 1859
Age 27
Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA
Age 26
Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA
September 21, 1861
Age 29
Philadelphia City, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Age 29
Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA
Age 31
Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA
November 7, 1903
Age 71
Bristol, Bucks, Pennsylvania, USA
November 9, 1903
Age 71
Laurel Hill Cemetery Philadelphia Philadelphia County Pennsylvania