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Christopher Rhinelander Robert

Christopher Rhinelander Robert, American merchant, philanthropist. member exec.

Background

  • Robert, Christopher Rhinelander was born on March 23, 1802 in Brook Haven, Suffolk County, Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Daniel and Mary Tangier (Smith) Robert.

  • Education

    • Established firm Robert & Williams, Importers sugar, cotton, tea, 1835-1862. President Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad Company, 1858-1863. Superintendent Sunday School, elder Laight St.

    Career

    • President Del; made substantial anonymous gifts to Beloit and Hamilton colls.

    Religion

    Denomination: Presbyn

    Membership

    Member exec.

    Connections

    • Married Anna Maria Shaw, 1830.
    • father: Daniel Robert
    • mother: Mary Tangier (Smith) Robert
    • spouse: Anna Maria Shaw
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    Born March 23, 1802
    Died October 27, 1878
    (aged 76)
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