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date: 19 October 2019

Drexel, Anthony Josephlocked

(13 September 1826–30 June 1893)
  • William Weisberger

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Drexel, Anthony Joseph (13 September 1826–30 June 1893), investment banker and philanthropist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Francis Martin Drexel, an investor, and Catherine Hookey. Under the supervision of his father, young Tony Drexel was brought up in Philadelphia, where he was richly educated in art, music, and languages....

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