Edward Harkness

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Birthday
22, 1874
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 29, 1940 (66)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
22, 1874
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Jan 29, 1940 (66)

About

American philanthropist who inherited his fortune from his father.

Before Fame

He was a member of Yale's 1897 graduating class and also received an LL.D from Columbia Law School.

Trivia

He donated more money to charitable causes than philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.

Family Life

He married Mary Stillman, a woman with close ties to the Rockefeller family.

Associated With

He and John D. Rockefeller were both well-known philanthropists.