William Whiting Borden

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Birthday
1, 1887
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 9, 1913 (25)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
1, 1887
Birthplace
Illinois
Death Date
Apr 9, 1913 (25)

About

Borden, Inc. food company heir, missionary, and philanthropist. He donated a large portion of his fortune to the China Inland Mission and other Christian organizations.

Before Fame

After graduating from Yale University in 1909, he entered the Princeton Theological Seminary.

Trivia

He died of meningitis while completing his missionary training in Northern China.

Family Life

He was born into a prominent Chicago family. He and his three siblings were the children of Mary Degama Whiting and William Borden.

Associated With

He and Christina Smith were both turn-of-the-century Christian missionaries.

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