Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Thomas Durant (1820-1885)

  
Thomas Clark Durant
February 6, 1820 – October 5, 1885
American financier and railroad promoter
Married:  Hannah Heloise Trimble
Children:
 William West Durant (1850 – 1934) Architect
 Héloïse (Ella) Durant Rose (1854?-1943)  Author, playwright & critic



Buried in Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY


"Founded in 1838 as one of America’s first rural cemeteries, the Green-Wood Cemetery soon developed an international reputation for its magnificent beauty and became the fashionable place to be buried."
(Cemetery photos from findagrave.com)
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