Edward Stephen Harkness Edit Profile
He was educated at Yale University, graduating in 1897.
He inherited a large oil fortune from his father and mother, Stephen Vanderburg Harkness and Anna M. Harkness, estimated at $60, 000, 000, and another from his brother, amounting to $36, 000, 000. Harkness was president of the Commonwealth Fund, founded by his mother, and a trustee of the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Presbyterian Hospital, both in New York City.
After graduating, Edward Harkness married Mary Stillman, daughter of wealthy New York attorney Thomas E. Stillman, in 1904.
- Mary Stillman