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Yerkes, Charles Tyson (1837–1905), financier of urban transport systems  

Theo Barker

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 ...