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John C. Haas

Born: May 22, 1918

Death: Apr 2, 2011

Birthplace: Haverford

Nationality: United States

John C. Haas

Date of Birth : May 22, 1918
Date of Death : Apr 2, 2011
Birth Place : Haverford

John Charles Haas was an American businessman and philanthropist, at one time considered the second richest man in Philadelphia. He was the chairman of global chemical company Rohm and Haas from 1974 to 1978. Under his leadership, the family's William Penn Foundation became a $2 billion grantmaking institution, ranking as one of the largest such institutions in the United States.

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