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O’Fallon, John J.

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role Collector
dates 1791-1865
city St Louis
other citiesLouisville, KY;
gender M
historical notes Collector, philanthropist, businessman, banker, railroad man, and real estate magnate.

O’Fallon moved to St. Louis to become an assistant Indian Agent to his Uncle William Clark (of Lewis and Clark Expedition fame). O'Fallon's son-in-law was Charles Alexander Pope.

According to The Art Treasures of America, O'Fallon owned works by W. A. Bouguereau, Francisco Brenaune, Jos. Coomans, G. Jacquet, A. Lindlar, A. Moreau, J. Robie, A. Schreyer, A. Stroebel, E. Verboeckhoven, and Jehan G, Vibert.

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O’Fallon Polytechnic Institute Historical Records, 1858 – 1886. see details...