William Lukens Elkins (William Lukens Elkins)

William Lukens Elkins

Financier. He was a partner in the giant Standard Oil company. He sold his portion and heavily invested in  railways and natural gas, and his efforts helped build up the infrastructure in a number of major US cities. (bio by: Russ Dodge)  Family links:  Spouse:  Maria Louise Broomall Elkins (1832 – 1910)*  Children:  George W. Elkins (1858 – 1919)*  Ida Amelia Elkins Tyler (1859 – 1904)*  Eleanor Elkins Rice (1862 – 1937)*  William Lukens Elkins (1863 – 1902)* *Calculated relationship

Born

  • May, 02, 1832

Died

  • November, 11, 1903

Cemetery

  • Laurel Hill Cemetery
  • Pennsylvania
  • USA

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