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Joseph Wharton

Born: Mar 3, 1826

Death: Jan 11, 1909

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

Joseph Wharton

Date of Birth : Mar 3, 1826
Date of Death : Jan 11, 1909
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Joseph Wharton was an American industrialist. He was involved in mining, manufacturing and education. He founded the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, co-founded the Bethlehem Steel company, and was one of the founders of Swarthmore College.


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  • Scientist
  • Business magnate


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