Peabody, George, 1795-1869

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1795-02-18
Death 1869-11-04

Biographical notes:

Businessman and philanthropist.

From the description of Papers of George Peabody, 1841-1869. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79450003

American financier.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : London, to John Brodhead, 1847 May 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270872091

Banker and philanthropist, of London, England; born and buried in Danvers, Mass.; in 1866 donated $12,000 to Georgetown, Mass., for the building of a library; benefactor of libraries, educational funds, and trust-funds for the poor.

From the description of Peabody collection, [185-]-[ongoing]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70954016

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Subjects:

  • Shipping
  • Diplomatic and consular service
  • Libraries
  • Philanthropists
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Banks and banking
  • Iron industry and trade
  • Charities--England--London--History--19th century
  • Charities
  • Investment banking

Occupations:

  • Businessmen
  • Benefactors
  • Philanthropists
  • Bankers

Places:

  • Danvers (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Georgetown (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Danvers (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • London (England) (as recorded)
  • Peru (as recorded)
  • Great Britain--London (as recorded)
  • China (as recorded)