John Crerar Photo

John Crerar

Born: Mar 8, 1827

Death: Oct 19, 1889

Birthplace: New York City

Nationality: United States

John Crerar

Date of Birth : Mar 8, 1827
Date of Death : Oct 19, 1889
Birth Place : New York City

John Chippewa Crerar was a wealthy American industrialist and businessman from Chicago whose investments were primarily in the railroad industry. Although he had a successful business career he is most well known for his philanthropic efforts, his activism in the Presbyterian Church, and his investment in the John Crerar Library.

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