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Drexel, Anthony Joseph

William Weisberger

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1000455

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Drexel, Anthony Joseph (13 September 1826–30 June 1893), investment banker and philanthropist, was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the son of Francis Martin Drexel, an investor, and Catherine Hookey. Under the supervision of his father, young Tony Drexel was brought up in Philadelphia, where he was richly educated in art, music, and languages....

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Subjects: Social and Cultural History ; Society and Culture ; Banking

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