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Abram Fitkin

Born: Sep 18, 1878

Death: Mar 18, 1933

Birthplace: Brooklyn

Nationality: United States

Abram Fitkin

Date of Birth : Sep 18, 1878
Date of Death : Mar 18, 1933
Birth Place : Brooklyn

Abram Edward Fitkin was an American minister, investment banker, businessman, public utilities operator, and philanthropist, who founded and ran dozens of companies, including A.E. Fitkin & Co.; the National Public Service Corporation; the United States Engineering Corporation; and the General Engineering and Management Corporation, which by 1926 managed 178 utility companies in 18 US states and over 1,000 local communities. As a philantthropist Fitkin donated in excess of $3,000,000 to finance the construction of the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Hospital in Manzini, Swaziland; the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Institution in Scobeyville, New Jersey; the Raleigh Fitkin Memorial Pavilion for Children at the New Haven Hospital in Yale; and the Jersey Shore University Medical Center at Neptune Township, New Jersey.

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