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date: 19 October 2019

Yerkes, Charles Tysonlocked

(1837–1905)
  • Theo Barker

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Yerkes, Charles Tyson (1837–1905), financier of urban transport systems, was born on 28 June 1837 at Philadelphia, son of Charles Tyson Yerkes, who became president of a local bank, and his wife, Elizabeth Link, née Broom. A Quaker by upbringing, he left the ...

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, 21 vols. (1928–37), repr. in 11 vols. (1964); 10 suppls. (1944–96)