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date: 19 October 2019

Guggenheim, Simonlocked

(30 December 1867–02 November 1941)
  • Joel Conarroe

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Guggenheim, Simon (30 December 1867–02 November 1941), business executive and philanthropist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Meyer Guggenheim, an immigrant who founded one of the country’s great fortunes by developing western mineral holdings, and Barbara Meyer. He was educated in Philadelphia public schools and at the Pierce School of Business....

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