Henry Flagler

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Birthday
2, 1830
Birthplace
Hopewell, NY
Death Date
May 20, 1913 (83)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
2, 1830
Birthplace
Hopewell, NY
Death Date
May 20, 1913 (83)

About

Entrepreneur best known as the founder of Standard Oil and for helping to develop what came to be known as the Florida East Coast Railway.

Before Fame

He worked for Lamon G. Harkness and Company, owned by his uncle, where he made a salary of five dollars per month.

Trivia

He also founded the city of Palm Beach, Florida.

Family Life

He had children named Jennie, Carrie and Harry.

Associated With

He was the founder of Standard Oil, of which William Merriam Burton was President from 1918-1927.