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Vandergrift, Jacob Jay

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dates 1827-1899
city Pittsburgh
statePA
other citiesAllegheny, PA;
gender M
historical notes Captain Jacob Jay Vandergrift was an art collector and businnesman. Vandergrift was involved in oil, steel and natural gas concerns and was a stockholder of the Apollo Iron and Steel Company.

Vandergrift was the founder of the United Pipe Lines, the Imperial Refining Company and the town of Vandergrift.

He married Henrietta V Morrow in 1853, she died in 1881, and two years later he married Frances G. (Anshutz) Hartley.

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1870-1880
1880-1890
1890-1900
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