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Gary Abrahams

25 Aug 1944 – 5 Nov 1992

Motion Pictures Figure. Along with partner Gary Essert, in 1971...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Lorenz Adlon

29 May 1849 – 7 Apr 1921

Businessman. He built the famous Hotel Adlon in Berlin, Germany...

Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Giovanni Agnelli

13 Aug 1866 – 16 Dec 1945

Industrialist. He was the founder of the Fiat automobile company....

Villar Perosa, Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy

Umberto Agnelli

1 Nov 1934 – 27 May 2004

Industrialist. He was the Chairman of Italy's largest industrial...

Villar Perosa, Città Metropolitana di Torino, Piemonte, Italy

No grave photo

Guma Aguiar

31 May 1977 – 19 Jun 2012

Businessman, Philanthropist. Guma Leandro Aguiar was a...

Buried or Lost at Sea

Per-Olof Ahl

23 Jan 1919 – 2 Nov 1996

Businessman, Author. He was the founder of "KappAhl", one of the...

Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden

Yoshisuke Aikawa

6 Nov 1880 – 13 Feb 1967

Businessman. He founded what would become the Nissan Corporation....

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

No grave photo

Roger Ailes

15 May 1940 – 18 May 2017

Television Executive. He was the founder and former Chairman and...

Burial Details Unknown

Yoshio Akao

31 Mar 1907 – 11 Sep 1985

Publisher, Broadcaster. He was the founder of Oubunsha, a...

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Azzedine Alaia

26 Feb 1935 – 17 Nov 2017

Fashion Designer. Famous for his clingy styles, he was dubbed...

Carthage, Tunis, Tunisia

No grave photo

Gabriel Alarcón Chargoy

28 Nov 1907 – 16 Sep 1986

Businessman, Journalist. In 1938 Alarcón and

Miguel Hidalgo, Miguel Hidalgo Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico

No grave photo

Persus Foster Eames Albee

30 May 1836 – 7 Dec 1914

Businesswoman. She was known as the "First Avon Lady". In 1886...

Winchester, Cheshire County, New Hampshire, USA

Joseph Albert Albertson

17 Oct 1906 – 20 Jan 1993

Businessman. Born in Yukon, Oklahoma Territory. He was one of...

Boise, Ada County, Idaho, USA

Sir Hugh Andrew Montagu Allan

13 Oct 1860 – 26 Sep 1951

Businessman. A shipbuilder and avid sportsman, he established...

Outremont, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada

Paul Gardner Allen

21 Jan 1953 – 15 Oct 2018

Businessman, Philanthropist. Paul Gardner Allen was an American...

Lake Forest Park, King County, Washington, USA

James Asbury Allison

11 Aug 1872 – 3 Aug 1928

Businessman. Indianapolis Speedway Co-Founder. In 1927, he became...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

No grave photo

Pedro Alvarado

23 Jun 1872 – 16 Dec 1937

Mining Magnate and Philanthropist. Pedro Alvarado Torres worked...

Hidalgo del Parral, Hidalgo del Parral Municipality, Chihuahua, Mexico

Nathan S. Ancell

28 Aug 1908 – 31 May 1999

Businessman. Born Nathan Ancelowitz, he co-founded the Ethan...

Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA

Robert Orville Anderson

13 Apr 1917 – 2 Dec 2007

Industrialist, Philanthropist. Born in Chicago to Swedish...

Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA

Stikkan “Stig” Anderson

25 Jan 1931 – 12 Sep 1997

Musicial Producer, Businessman. Born in Hova, Sweden, a small...

Stockholm, Stockholms kommun, Stockholms län, Sweden

No grave photo

Momofuku Ando

5 Mar 1910 – 5 Jan 2007

Corporate executive and inventor. Ando worked at clothing...

Cremated , Other
No grave photo

Thomas Andrews Jr.

7 Feb 1873 – 15 Apr 1912

Noted Titanic Designer, Builder and Victim. Born in Northern...

Buried or Lost at Sea

Thomas Andrews Jr. Cenotaph

7 Feb 1873 – 15 Apr 1912

Noted Titanic Designer, Builder and Victim. Born in Northern...

Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland

Eberhard Anheuser

27 Sep 1806 – 2 May 1880

Businessman. Born in Kreuznach, Germany in 1843, he settled in...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Walter Hubert Annenberg

13 Mar 1908 – 1 Oct 2002

Businessman. As a media magnate he controlled important...

Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California, USA

Charles Ross “C. R.” Anthony

10 Aug 1884 – 16 Jun 1976

Businessman. Founder of the Anthony's chain of department stores....

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA

Daniel Read Anthony

22 Aug 1824 – 12 Nov 1904

Newspaper Publisher. One of eight children born to Daniel Anthony...

Lansing, Leavenworth County, Kansas, USA

No grave photo

Fortunato Anzoátegui

18 Apr 1876 – 27 Feb 1924

Businessman, Colonizer. Fortunato Anzoátegui, Uruguayan diplomat...

Montevideo, Montevideo, Uruguay

Rocky Aoki

9 Oct 1938 – 10 Jul 2008

Businessman. Founder of the Benihana restaurant chain. Aoki was...

Setagaya-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Nathan Appleton

6 Oct 1779 – 14 Jul 1861

Industrialist, US Congressman. Born in New Ipswich, New...

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

No grave photo

Plácido Arango Arias

15 May 1931 – 17 Feb 2020

Businessman, Art Collector, Benefactor. Plácido Arango Arias was...

Incinerado

Elizabeth Arden

31 Dec 1878 – 18 Oct 1966

Businesswoman. She is remembered for founding what is known as...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

Andrew Watson Armour

27 Jan 1829 – 28 May 1892

Businessman. One of 5 Armours who developed Armor and Company...

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

Charles W. Armour

10 Jun 1857 – 22 Mar 1927

Businessman. He was one of the five Armours who developed the...

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

Herman Ossian Armour

7 Mar 1837 – 8 Sep 1901

Businessman. He was a co-founder of the meatpacking firm of...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Jonathan Ogden Armour

11 Nov 1863 – 16 Aug 1927

Businessman, Major League Baseball Team Owner. The oldest son of...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Kirkland B. Armour

10 Apr 1854 – 27 Sep 1901

Businessman. One of 5 Armours who developed Armor and Company...

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

Philip Danforth Armour I

16 May 1832 – 6 Jan 1901

Businessman. He was born in Stockbridge, New York, where his...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Simeon Brooks Armour

1 Feb 1828 – 29 Mar 1899

Businessman. One of 5 Armours who developed Armor and Company...

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

George Buchanan Armstrong

27 Oct 1822 – 5 May 1871

United States Postal Official. While serving as assistant...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Adolph Frederick William Arnold

9 Sep 1849 – 6 Aug 1912

Industrialist. He co-founded the Schwinn Bicycle Company. Born in...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Sohaku Asada

29 Jun 1815 – 16 Mar 1894

Physician and businessman. Asada, who was trained in Chinese...

Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Mary Kay Ash

12 May 1918 – 22 Nov 2001

Businesswoman. As a child, she took care of her father who had...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

Charles Edward Ashburner

9 May 1870 – 26 Oct 1932

Pioneering City Manager. When he, a civil engineer, became...

Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA

William Henry Aspinwall

16 Dec 1807 – 18 Jan 1875

Businessman. In 1832 William joined Howland & Aspinwall, a New...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

John Jacob Astor III

10 Jun 1822 – 22 Feb 1890

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General, Financier. Grandson of...

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

John Jacob Astor IV

13 Jul 1864 – 15 Apr 1912

American Businessman, Disaster Victim. On February 17, 1891,...

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

John Jacob Astor Sr.

17 Jul 1763 – 29 Mar 1848

Businessman, Merchant, Investor. He became the first...

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

Vincent Astor

15 Nov 1891 – 3 Feb 1959

Financier, Businessman, Philanthropist. The son of Colonel John...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

Laurence William Austin

5 Feb 1922 – 17 Jan 1997

Folk Figure. Born the son of Ethel Austin, Cecil B. DeMille's...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Ray Stanton Avery

13 Jan 1907 – 12 Dec 1997

Inventor, Business Magnate. In 1935 he invented a producted he...

Monrovia, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Warren Edward Avis

8 Apr 1915 – 24 Apr 2007

Business Magnate. In 1946 he opened the world's first airport car...

Bay City, Bay County, Michigan, USA

Lyman Skinner Ayres

4 Sep 1824 – 7 May 1896

Businessman. Founded L.S. Ayres. Lyman Ayres was born on a farm...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

No grave photo

Emilio Azcárraga Milmo

6 Sep 1930 – 16 Apr 1997

Businessman. Emilio Azcárraga Milmo was a Mexican businessman and...

Gustavo A. Madero, Gustavo A. Madero Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico

No grave photo

Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta

2 Mar 1895 – 23 Sep 1972

Businessman. Emilio Azcárraga Vidaurreta was a Mexican...

Miguel Hidalgo, Miguel Hidalgo Borough, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Jules Semon Bache

9 Nov 1861 – 24 Mar 1944

Businessman. He began his career as a cashier in Leopold Cahn and...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

James Anthony Bailey

4 Jul 1847 – 11 Apr 1906

Circus Showman. Along with

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Dwight Hamilton Baldwin

15 Sep 1821 – 23 Aug 1899

Entrepreneur. Founder of the Baldwin Piano Company. Born in Erie...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

Loammi Baldwin

10 Jan 1745 – 20 Oct 1807

Canal Engineer, Apple Magnate, Revolutionary War Figure. Born to...

Woburn, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Matthias William Baldwin

10 Dec 1795 – 7 Sep 1866

Business Magnate, Inventor, Abolitionist. The son of a carriage...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

No grave photo

Peter Ballantine

16 Nov 1791 – 23 Jan 1883

Businessman. He founded the Ballantine Brewing Company in 1840 in...

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA

David Barclay

17 Sep 1682 – 18 Mar 1769

Quaker merchant, son of Robert Barclay the 'apologist' (as...

Winchmore Hill, London Borough of Enfield, Greater London, England

Francis Jones Barnard

18 Feb 1829 – 10 Jul 1889

Founder of British Columbia-Barnard Express (BX) stagecoach...

Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada

Barney Isaacs Barnato

21 Feb 1851 – 14 Jun 1897

Financier and rogue. Born Barnett Isaacs in 1852, he made his...

Willesden, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England

Phineas Taylor “P.T.” Barnum

5 Jul 1810 – 7 Apr 1891

Businessman. He was a legendary 19th Century American showman and...

Bridgeport, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Paul Julius Baron de Reuter

21 Jul 1816 – 25 Feb 1899

Journalist. Born in a family of rabbis, he was named Israel Beer...

West Norwood, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England

Burton Baskin

17 Dec 1913 – 24 Dec 1967

Business Magnate. Together with his brother-in-law, Irving...

East Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Thomas John Bata

17 Sep 1914 – 1 Sep 2008

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist. He was widely called the...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Sam Battistone

25 Nov 1913 – 6 Jun 1992

Business Magnate. He founder the Sambo's restaurant chain. The...

Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara County, California, USA

John Jacob Bausch

25 Jul 1830 – 14 Feb 1926

Businessman. Born in Gross Suessen, Württemberg; at 18, he...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

Jim Beam

25 Aug 1864 – 27 Dec 1947

Business Magnate. He turned the family bourbon business into an...

Bardstown, Nelson County, Kentucky, USA

L.L. Bean

13 Oct 1872 – 5 Feb 1967

Businessman, Mail Order Magnate, Author. He is remembered as the...

Freeport, Cumberland County, Maine, USA

Viscount Marcus Samuel Bearsted

5 Nov 1853 – 17 Jan 1927

British Peer, Industrialist. Founder of Shell Oil. Born the son...

Willesden, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England

Carl Bechstein

1 Jun 1826 – 6 Mar 1900

Entrepreneur. He founded the C. Bechstein Pianoforte Co.,...

Berlin-Mitte, Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Stephen Davison Bechtel

24 Sep 1900 – 14 Mar 1989

Industrialist. Born in Indiana to Warren A. and Clara Alice West...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

Warren A. Bechtel

12 Sep 1872 – 28 Aug 1933

Industrialist. Engineer. Founder of the international firm that...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

Olive Ann Mellor Beech

25 Sep 1903 – 6 Jul 1993

Aviation Pioneer. Leader in the aviation industry and co-founder...

Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA

Walter Herschel Beech

30 Jan 1891 – 29 Nov 1950

Aviation Pioneer. He began his career in aviation by building a...

Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA

Geoffrey Beene

30 Aug 1924 – 28 Sep 2004

Fashion Designer. Born in Haynesville, Louisiana, he was a...

Haynesville, Claiborne Parish, Louisiana, USA

Julius Beer

30 Sep 1836 – 1 Mar 1880

Financier. Proprietor of "The Observer."

Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

Sosthenes Behn

30 Jan 1884 – 6 Jun 1957

Businessman. His first name was Greek for "life strength," and he...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Lawrence Dale Bell

5 Apr 1894 – 20 Oct 1956

Businessman. Founded the Bell Aircraft Corporation, which later...

Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA

Max Bell

13 Oct 1912 – 19 Jul 1972

Canadian press baron, financier, sportsman. After striking it...

Okotoks, Calgary Census Division, Alberta, Canada

August “The Younger” Belmont

18 Feb 1853 – 10 Dec 1924

Financier, Sportsman. The son of August Belmont, Sr. he was...

Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA

August “The Elder” Belmont

2 Dec 1816 – 24 Nov 1890

Financier. Born in Alzei, Rhensih, Prussia he started his banking...

Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA

Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont

12 Nov 1858 – 10 Jun 1908

Businessman, US Congressman. The son of financier August Belmont...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Santos Benavides

1 Nov 1823 – 9 Nov 1891

Wealthy Merchant and Rancher. Known as the "Merchant Prince of...

Laredo, Webb County, Texas, USA

Henri Bendel

22 Jan 1868 – 22 Mar 1936

Businessman. He was America's foremost clothes designer during...

Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA

Vincent Hugo Bendix

12 Aug 1881 – 27 Mar 1945

Inventor, Industrialist. Born in Moline, Illinois, he was noted...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Jennie Carter Benedict

25 Mar 1860 – 24 Jul 1928

Author, Businesswoman. She attended culinary classes at the...

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA

No grave photo

William Burnett Benton

1 Apr 1900 – 18 Mar 1973

U.S. Senator. Born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, he attended...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Karl Benz

25 Nov 1844 – 4 Apr 1929

Engineer, Inventor of the two stroke engine and founder of the...

Ladenburg, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Victor Jules “Trader Vic” Bergeron Jr.

10 Dec 1902 – 11 Oct 1984

Businessman. He founded the Trader Vic's chain of Polynesian...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

Sidney Bernstein

30 Jan 1899 – 5 Feb 1993

Lord Sidney Bernstein of Leigh, founder of Granada Television. He...

Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England

Loren Murphy Berry

24 Jul 1888 – 10 Feb 1980

Business Inovator. Born in Wabash, Indiana, he became known as...

Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA

No grave photo

Lauren Gail Bessette

5 Nov 1964 – 16 Jul 1999

Sister-in-law of socialite figure John F. Kennedy, Jr., she and...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea
No grave photo

Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy

7 Jan 1966 – 16 Jul 1999

Socialite and wife of John F. Kennedy, Jr. She gained a certain...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Clarence Leo Best

21 Apr 1878 – 22 Sep 1951

Industrialist, Businessman. Co-founder of the Caterpillar Tractor...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

Jacob Best

1 May 1786 – 26 Jan 1861

Business Magnate. Jacob Best learned the brewer's trade in his...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

Union Noble Bethell

12 Sep 1859 – 13 Jan 1933

Businessman. He was a lawyer who joined all small phone companies...

Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA

No grave photo

Liliane Henriette Charlotte Schueller Bettencourt

21 Oct 1922 – 21 Sep 2017

Business Magnate. Born Liliane Henriette Charlotte Schueller,...

Burial Details Unknown

Joseph William Bettendorf

10 Oct 1864 – 16 May 1933

Businessman. Along with his brother, William, he co-founded the...

Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA

William Peter Bettendorf

1 Jul 1857 – 3 Jun 1910

Inventor, Businessman. As president and co-founder of Bettendorf...

Davenport, Scott County, Iowa, USA

Charles Garrett “Garry” Betty

4 Mar 1957 – 2 Jan 2007

Businessman, CEO. He served as the president and corporate...

Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA

John Paris “J.P.” Bickell

26 Sep 1884 – 22 Aug 1951

Business Magnate, Canadian Sports Benefactor. Bickell was a...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Nicholas Biddle

8 Jan 1786 – 27 Feb 1844

American Banker and Financier. He is probably best remembered as...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Bijan

4 Apr 1940 – 16 Apr 2011

Fashion Designer. Born Bijan Pakzad, he opened his first shop in...

Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA

Alfred Jackson Billes

1 Dec 1902 – 3 Apr 1995

Entrepreneur, Business Magnate. Founder of the Canadian Tire...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

Sherman Billingsley

10 Mar 1900 – 4 Oct 1966

Nightclub owner, ex-bootlegger, ruled with a velvet fist. The...

Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA

Thomas W. Binford

6 Apr 1924 – 14 Jan 1999

Pioneering civil rights leader, successful businessman and...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

Benny Binion

20 Nov 1904 – 25 Dec 1989

Businessman. He was the founder of "Binion's Horseshoe Casino",...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

No grave photo

Joseph Patterson Binns

28 Jun 1905 – 23 Nov 1980

Entrepreneur, hotel executive. Binns rose from room clerk in an...

Upper Darby, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA

Milton Harry Biow

24 Jul 1892 – 1 Feb 1976

Advertising genius. He developed the concept of the "$64,000...

Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Clarence Birdseye

9 Dec 1886 – 7 Oct 1956

Businessman. He invented the process to deep-freeze foods and was...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Ghanshyam Das Birla

14 Apr 1894 – 11 Jun 1983

Indian Businessman. He was the wealthiest man in India. Mahatma...

Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England

Charles Reed Bishop

25 Jan 1822 – 7 Jun 1915

Businessman. Confidant of Hawaiian kings, husband of Princess...

Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA

Thomas Blackwell

14 Mar 1804 – 16 Dec 1879

Entrepreneur. Co-founder of Crosse & Blackwell. He met Edmund...

Harrow Weald, London Borough of Harrow, Greater London, England

Walter Blair

2 Apr 1830 – 17 Jan 1888

Western Entrepreneur. Born in Vermont, he was a dairy farmer who...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

No grave photo

Bill Blass

22 Jun 1922 – 12 Jun 2002

Fashion Designer. Born in Fort Wayne, Indiana to a part-time...

Cremated , Location of ashes is unknown

Valentin Blatz

1 Oct 1826 – 26 May 1894

Businessman, Beer Magnate. Born to a brewer in Miltenberg am...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

Alden Joseph “The Colonel” Blethen

27 Dec 1845 – 12 Jul 1915

Newspaper Publisher. Born in Knox, Waldo County, Maine, he began...

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA

Meyer Blinder

15 Sep 1921 – 26 Feb 2004

Businessman. The son of a Brooklyn candy store owner from Kiev,...

Aurora, Arapahoe County, Colorado, USA

No grave photo

Neville Blond

11 Feb 1896 – 4 Aug 1970

British industrialist. Blond was the first chairman of the...

Burial Details Unknown

Joseph Bernard Bloomingdale

22 Dec 1842 – 21 Nov 1904

Businessman. One of six children born to Bavarian immigrants in...

Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA

Nathan J. Blumberg

4 Feb 1894 – 24 Jul 1960

Motion Picture Executive. Born in New York City, Blumberg was an...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Orison Blunt

27 Jul 1815 – 21 Apr 1879

Inventor, Businessman. He went to sea at 14, made several...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Helen Boehm

26 Dec 1920 – 15 Nov 2010

Businesswoman. Called the "Princess of Porcelain", she was...

Trenton, Mercer County, New Jersey, USA

Martin Joseph Bogdanovich

5 Nov 1882 – 18 Jun 1944

Businessman, California Fishing Pioneer. After emigrating from...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Hector Boiardi

22 Oct 1897 – 21 Jun 1985

Businessman. A native of Piacenza, Italy, he was a world renowned...

Chardon, Geauga County, Ohio, USA

George Charles Boldt Sr.

25 Apr 1851 – 5 Dec 1916

Businessman. As president of Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Company, he is...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Charles Anson Bond Sr.

3 Feb 1873 – 5 Jan 1943

Businessman, Columbus Mayor. Founder and Owner of Bond Clothing,...

Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA

Paul Bonwit

29 Sep 1862 – 11 Dec 1939

Businessman. He founded the former department store Bonwitt...

Valhalla, Westchester County, New York, USA

Edwin Henry Booth

1828 – Jan 1899

Entrepreneur, Business Magnate. Founder of the Booths Supermarket...

Chorley, Chorley Borough, Lancashire, England

Gail Borden Jr.

9 Nov 1801 – 11 Jan 1874

Businessman, Philanthropist, Inventor. He envisioned food...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Robert Bosch

23 Sep 1861 – 12 Feb 1942

Industrialist, Inventor. Founder of Robert Bosch GmbH, the...

Sonnenberg, Stadtkreis Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Jabez Abel Bostwick

23 Sep 1830 – 16 Aug 1892

Businessman. He was one of the founders and original partner of...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Aristide Boucicaut

14 Jul 1810 – 26 Dec 1877

Founder of the first department store. By the age of 18,...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

Francis Bouygues

5 Dec 1922 – 24 Jul 1993

Architect and Television businessman. Founder of major...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

No grave photo

William J. “Bill” Bowerman

19 Feb 1911 – 24 Dec 1999

Coach, Co-founder of Nike, Inc. Born in Portland and raised in...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

John Porter Bowman

26 Jan 1816 – 18 Sep 1891

Tanning Magnate. Born in Clarendon, Vermont, he began work as a...

Cuttingsville, Rutland County, Vermont, USA

Frank Vincent Brach

9 Jan 1890 – 29 Jan 1970

Businessman. Along with his father, Emil, and brother, Edwin, he...

Unionport, Jefferson County, Ohio, USA

Milton Bradley

8 Nov 1836 – 30 May 1911

Business Magnate. He is credited with launching the game industry...

Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, USA

John M. Bradstreet

21 Aug 1815 – 11 May 1863

Businessman. He founded the John M. Bradstreet financial company...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Anthony Nicholas Brady

22 Aug 1841 – 22 Jul 1913

Businessman. Brady was raised in Upstate New York. His first job...

Menands, Albany County, New York, USA

James Buchanan “Diamond Jim” Brady

12 Aug 1856 – 13 Apr 1917

Railroad Business Magnate. Son of John Brady (1810-1863), and...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Paul Revere Braniff

30 Aug 1897 – 15 Jun 1954

Businessman. Along with brother Thomas Braniff, he co-founded...

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma, USA

Thomas Elmer Braniff

6 Dec 1883 – 10 Jan 1954

Businessman. One of the nation's leading insurance men. Chairman...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

Sara Braun

17 Dec 1862 – 22 Apr 1955

Businesswoman, Philanthropist. Sara Braun was a Chilean...

Punta Arenas, Provincia de Magallanes, Magallanes y de la Antartica Chilena, Chile

Adolf Bremer

24 Jul 1869 – 9 Oct 1939

Businessman. Financier and president of Jacob Schmidt Brewing...

Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA

William A. Breyer

1828 – 23 Jul 1882

Businessman. He founded the ice cream manufacturing company...

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

No grave photo

John Brinsmead

1815 – 1908

Overtook Broadwood in 1900 as US' largest piano manufacturer.

Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

William McLaren Bristol

28 Jul 1860 – 2 Jun 1935

Businessman. He graduated from Hamilton College in 1887 and...

Clinton, Oneida County, New York, USA

Robert Somers Brookings

22 Jan 1850 – 15 Nov 1932

Businessman and Philanthropist. He worked with his elder brother...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Robert Howell Brooks

6 Feb 1937 – 16 Jul 2006

Entrepreneur. He is best known as the chairman of Hooters...

Longs, Horry County, South Carolina, USA

Helen Gurley Brown

18 Feb 1922 – 13 Aug 2012

Author, Publisher, and Magazine Journalist. She is probably best...

Osage, Carroll County, Arkansas, USA

James Brown

4 Jan 1791 – 1 Nov 1877

Financier. He started what is now Brown Brothers Harriman, the...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

James Joseph “J.J.” Brown

27 Sep 1855 – 5 Sep 1922

Businessman. Although known today as the husband of "Unsinkable...

Westbury, Nassau County, New York, USA

John Sidney Brown

10 Jun 1833 – 15 Jan 1913

Businessman. President and founder of J. S. Brown & Bro....

Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA

Edward West “Daddy” Browning

19 Oct 1874 – 12 Dec 1934

American Folk Figure, Businessman. A highly successful...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Eli Metcalfe Bruce

22 Feb 1828 – 16 Dec 1866

Civil War CSA Congressman. He was a wealthy Kentucky businessman...

Fort Mitchell, Kenton County, Kentucky, USA

Avery Brundage

28 Sep 1887 – 8 May 1975

Olympics Games Official. He served as President of the...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

John Richards Buchtel

18 Jan 1820 – 23 May 1892

Businessman. Co-founder, along with Lewis Miller, of the Buckeye...

Akron, Summit County, Ohio, USA

Edward G. Budd Sr.

28 Dec 1870 – 30 Nov 1946

Businessman. Founded the various Budd manufacturing companies in...

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Edward G. Budd Jr.

23 Mar 1902 – 20 May 1971

Businessman. His father, Edward Sr., founded the various Budd...

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Ettore Arco Isidoro Bugatti

15 Sep 1881 – 21 Aug 1947

Automotive Pioneer. Ettore Bugatti was born in Milan to a family...

Dorlisheim, Departement du Bas-Rhin, Alsace, France

David Dunbar Buick

17 Sep 1854 – 5 Mar 1929

Scottish-American inventor and automotive pioneer, best known for...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Ephraim Wales Bull

4 Mar 1806 – 26 Sep 1895

Farmer, Politician. Creator of the Concord grape. Bull was...

Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

Dorothy Stimson Bullitt

5 Feb 1892 – 27 Jun 1989

Broadcast Pioneer, Businesswoman. She was the first woman to own...

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA

John Gillespie Bullock

14 Jan 1871 – 15 Sep 1933

Businessman. Born in Ontario, Canada, in the 1890s, he moved to...

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Arde Bulova

24 Oct 1887 – 18 Mar 1958

Manufacturer. Born Adolf Bulova, the only son of Bertha and Josef...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

David Burbank

17 Dec 1821 – 21 Jan 1895

Businessman. A dentist originally from New Hampshire, in 1867 he...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Leo Burnett

21 Oct 1891 – 7 Jun 1971

Advertising Executive. He founded the highly successful Leo...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Washington Atlee Burpee

5 Apr 1858 – 29 Nov 1915

Businessman. In 1876, the US was still recovering from the...

Doylestown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA

No grave photo

Jake Burton

29 Apr 1954 – 20 Nov 2019

Businessman. He was a pioneer for the sport of snowboarding. Born...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend

Pomeroy Burton

1869 – 1947

Sir Pomeroy Burton was one of Britains leading newspaper...

Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England

Jheryl Busby

5 May 1949 – 4 Nov 2008

Record Executive. He began his career in music as a promotion...

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Adolphus Busch

10 Jul 1842 – 10 Oct 1913

Businessman, Co-founder of Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company....

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Adolphus Busch III

10 Feb 1891 – 29 Aug 1946

Businessman. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, he was the third...

Affton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA

August Anheuser Busch Sr.

29 Dec 1865 – 13 Feb 1934

Businessman, President of Anheuser-Busch Brewing Company. Born in...

Affton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA

August Anheuser “Gussie” Busch Jr.

28 Mar 1899 – 29 Sep 1989

Businessman, Major League Baseball Team Owner. Born in St. Louis,...

Affton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA

Andrew Jackson “A.J.” Bush

27 Oct 1867 – 8 Mar 1946

Founder of Bush Brothers and Company (Bush's Best Beans).

Jefferson County, Tennessee, USA

Asa Smith Bushnell

16 Sep 1834 – 15 Jan 1904

Ohio Governor, Business Executive. Born in Rome, New York, he...

Springfield, Clark County, Ohio, USA

Ovid Butler

7 Feb 1801 – 12 Jul 1881

Social Reformer. He was born in Augusta, New York but at the age...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

John Butterfield Sr.

18 Nov 1801 – 14 Nov 1869

Businessman, American Pioneer in Transportation. He was a...

Utica, Oneida County, New York, USA

David Harold “Dry Hole” Byrd

24 Apr 1900 – 14 Sep 1986

Businessman. Born in Detroit, Texas, he grew up in Texas and...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

George Cadbury

19 Sep 1839 – 24 Oct 1922

Businessman, Social Reformer. A famed cocoa and chocolate...

Bournville, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England

No grave photo

John Cadbury

12 Aug 1801 – 11 May 1889

Chocolatier, Businessman, and Philanthropist. In 1824 he founded...

Witton, Metropolitan Borough of Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Dr Robert Cade

26 Sep 1927 – 27 Nov 2007

Inventor. He was a professor of medicine and physiology at the...

Gainesville, Alachua County, Florida, USA

No grave photo

Herman Cain

13 Dec 1945 – 30 Jul 2020

American Business Executive, Syndicated Columnist, and Tea Party...

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA

Amy Camacho

5 Aug 1963 – 25 Jun 2020

Businesswoman, Activist, Environmentalist and Civil Servant. Amy...

Casa Blanca, Amozoc Municipality, Puebla, Mexico

No grave photo

Ken Caminiti

21 Apr 1963 – 10 Oct 2004

Major League Baseball Player: Switch-hitting Ken Caminiti was a...

Sabinal, Uvalde County, Texas, USA

Joseph A. Campbell

15 May 1817 – 27 Mar 1900

Businessman. A fruit merchant, in 1869, he and Abraham Anderson,...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Asa Griggs Candler Sr.

30 Dec 1851 – 12 Mar 1929

Businessman. Prominent Atlanta business figure who bought the...

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA

Charles Adelbert Canfield

15 May 1848 – 15 Aug 1913

Industrialist. A major developer of the oil industry in Southern...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Richard Albert Canfield

28 Jun 1855 – 11 Dec 1914

American Folk Figure. Called "America’s Greatest Gambler", he...

New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA

Assunta Masiello Cantisano

29 Jul 1892 – 9 Dec 1980

Businesswoman. She was one of the two founders of Ragu Foods,...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

Giovanni Cantisano Sr.

14 Aug 1886 – 27 Jul 1973

Businessman. He was one of the two founders of Ragu Foods,...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Manuel Cantú Treviño

6 Jun 1860 – 7 Apr 1913

Businessman, Politician. Manuel Cantú Treviño was born in Salinas...

Monterrey, Monterrey Municipality, Nuevo León, Mexico

Mathew Carey

28 Jan 1760 – 16 Sep 1839

Publisher. At fifteen, he decided to be both a printer and...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Curtis Leroy “Curt” Carlson

9 Jul 1914 – 19 Feb 1999

Businessman. He was the founder of Carlson Companies Incorporated...

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA

Andrew Carnegie

25 Nov 1835 – 11 Aug 1919

Businessman, Industrialist, Philanthropist. He is best known as...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

Julian Shakespeare Carr

12 Oct 1845 – 29 Apr 1924

Businessman. He was born in Chapel Hill, where he attended the...

Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA

Oscar Carré

22 Dec 1845 – 21 Jun 1911

Theatrical Producer. Founder of the Carré Circus Theater in...

Amsterdam, Amsterdam Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Willis Haviland Carrier

26 Nov 1876 – 7 Oct 1950

Businessman, Inventor. Born in Angola, New York, he was engineer,...

Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA

Earl Carroll

16 Sep 1890 – 17 Jun 1948

Theatrical Producer, Nightclub Owner. His racy "Vanities" musical...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Thomas Carvel

14 Jul 1906 – 21 Oct 1990

Business Magnate. Founder of the Carvel Ice Cream business...

Hartsdale, Westchester County, New York, USA

Hartwell Carver

19 Jul 1789 – 16 Apr 1875

Railroad Pioneer. Born in Rhode Island, he attended Hamilton...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

James E. Casey

29 Mar 1888 – 6 Jun 1983

Entrepreneur, Philanthropist. James "Jim" Casey was born in a...

Shoreline, King County, Washington, USA

No grave photo

Stefano Casiraghi

8 Sep 1960 – 3 Oct 1990

Businessman, sportsman. A native of Milan, Italy, he was the son...

Monaco-Ville, Monaco

Sir John Cass

1666 – 5 Jul 1718

Merchant and philanthropist, founded a school which still exists,...

Aldgate, City of London, Greater London, England

John Cassell

23 Jan 1817 – 2 Apr 1865

Businessman. The son of a Manchester publican, he was apprenticed...

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England

Don Casto

14 Feb 1898 – 17 Sep 1963

Businessman. Born in Upper Arlington, Ohio, he is recognized as a...

Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio, USA

Samuel Truett Cathy

14 Mar 1921 – 8 Sep 2014

Businessman. He was the founder of the nationally franchised...

Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA

Joseph Cattarinich

13 Nov 1881 – 7 Dec 1938

Professional Hockey Pioneer, Team Owner. Born on the St. Lawrence...

Montreal, Montreal Region, Quebec, Canada

Albert Brown Chandler

20 Aug 1840 – 3 Feb 1923

Corporate executive. During the Civil War Chandler worked as a...

Randolph, Orange County, Vermont, USA

Harry Chandler

17 May 1864 – 23 Sep 1944

Entrepreneur. In the early 1880s, he moved to California, where...

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Otis Chandler

23 Nov 1927 – 27 Feb 2006

Publisher. Known as a swashbuckling former publisher of the Los...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Coco Chanel

19 Aug 1883 – 10 Jan 1971

Fashion Designer. Born a peasant and raised in an orphanage, she...

Lausanne, District de Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland

Roy Dikeman Chapin Sr.

23 Feb 1880 – 16 Feb 1936

Businessman, Presidential Cabinet Secretary. Automotive engineer,...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

No grave photo

John Chapman

16 Jun 1821 – 25 Nov 1894

Publisher, Author, Physician. He is remember for publishing the...

Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

Dave Chasen

18 Jul 1898 – 16 Jun 1973

Restaurateur. Founder of Chasen's, which in classic Hollywood...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Tan Cheng Lock

5 Apr 1883 – 13 Dec 1960

Businessman. He fought for the rights of the Chinese community...

Malacca, Malacca, Malaysia

Gaston Chevrolet

4 Oct 1892 – 25 Nov 1920

The youngest of three Swiss race car driver brothers, Gaston...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

Louis Chevrolet

25 Dec 1878 – 6 Jun 1941

Franco-American automotive designer, best known as co-founder of...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

Jonas Chickering

5 Apr 1798 – 8 Dec 1853

Piano Magnate. Born in Mason Village, New Hampshire, April 5,...

Cambridge, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA

George William Childs

12 May 1829 – 3 Feb 1894

Publisher, Newspaperman, Philanthropist. As a teenager, he came...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Samuel Shannon Childs

4 Apr 1863 – 17 Mar 1925

Restaurant Magnate. Founded and owned the Childs Restaurant...

Basking Ridge, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA

Hugh Joseph Chisholm I

2 May 1847 – 8 Jul 1912

Businessman. Founded in 1898 the International Paper Company with...

Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA

Ole Kirk Christiansen

7 Apr 1891 – 11 Mar 1958

Toy Manufacturer. He was a master carpenter, but during the...

Billund, Billund Kommune, Syddanmark, Denmark

Charles Christie

13 Apr 1880 – 1 Oct 1955

Producer, Entrepreneur. Brother of

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Walter Percy Chrysler

2 Apr 1875 – 18 Aug 1940

Industrialist. He was the first President and Founder of the...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

Charles Chubb

1779 – 16 May 1845

Founder of Chubb & Sons, Locksmiths and safe-makers.

Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

André Citroen

5 Feb 1879 – 3 Jul 1935

Industrialist. Born in Paris France, he was an engineer builder...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

No grave photo

Liz Claiborne

31 Mar 1929 – 26 Jun 2007

Fashion Designer, Business Magnate. She was the founder of Liz...

Helena, Lewis and Clark County, Montana, USA

David Lytle “D.L.” Clark

26 Sep 1864 – 3 Feb 1939

Businessman. Born in Derry, Ireland, in 1886 he founded the D.L....

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA

No grave photo

Ricardo Claro

26 Aug 1934 – 28 Oct 2008

Businessman. Born Ricardo Claro Valdes, he was a successful...

Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile

William Lockhart Clayton

7 Feb 1880 – 8 Feb 1966

Businessman, US Government Advisor. A Shaper of the Marshall...

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA

No grave photo

Martin Withington Clement

5 Dec 1881 – 30 Aug 1966

Railroad executive. He graduated from Trinity College in...

Bryn Mawr, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Woodrow Wilson Clements

30 Jul 1914 – 3 Oct 2002

W.W. Clements, known to everyone as "Foots" has one huge claim to...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

Clifford E. Clinton

3 Aug 1900 – 20 Nov 1969

Businessman, Social Reformer. Owner of Clifton’s Cafeterias in...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Alan Clodd

22 May 1918 – 24 Dec 2002

Publisher. Founded the Enitharmon Press in 1967 which tried to...

Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England

Robert H. Cobb

8 Feb 1899 – 21 Mar 1970

Businessman. Owner of the famous Brown Derby Restaurant in Los...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Harry Buffington Coffee

16 Mar 1890 – 3 Oct 1972

US Congressman. He was born in Harrison, Nebraska and raised in...

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA

Ernest Cognacq

2 Oct 1839 – 21 Feb 1928

Businessman, he founded the great shop, La Samaritaine.

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

Jack Cohen

6 Oct 1898 – 24 Mar 1979

Businessman. Born in London, England, he was a grocer who founded...

Willesden, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England

Harry Cohn

23 Jul 1891 – 27 Feb 1958

Motion Picture Executive. Working as a sheet music printer for...

Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Henry Colburn

unknown – 16 Aug 1855

Publisher. He began his career in the shop of William Earle, a...

Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England

William Coffin Coleman

21 May 1870 – 2 Nov 1957

Business Magnate. He was an inventor and founder of the Coleman...

Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas, USA

Bowles Colgate

14 Jan 1789 – 20 Aug 1845

Bowles Colgate, who, with (his brother) William Colgate, was the...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Samuel Colgate

22 Mar 1822 – 23 Apr 1897

Businessman. Born in New York City, New York, he was widely known...

Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA

William Colgate

25 Jan 1783 – 25 Mar 1857

Businessman. He became successful in the manufacture of soap,...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Barron Gift Collier

23 Mar 1873 – 13 Mar 1939

Business Magnate. An advertising entrepreneur, he became the...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Peter Fenelon Collier

12 Dec 1849 – 23 Apr 1909

Publisher. He was the founder of the publishing company P.F....

Wickatunk, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA

Robert J. Collier

17 Jun 1876 – 8 Nov 1918

Publisher, Aviation Pioneer. He was the owner of the publishing...

Wickatunk, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA

Samuel Pomeroy Colt

10 Jan 1852 – 13 Aug 1921

Industrialist. He was the founder of both the United States...

Bristol, Bristol County, Rhode Island, USA

David Douty Colton

17 Jul 1832 – 9 Oct 1878

Businessman. Born to Isaac Watts and Abigail Douty Colton in...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

Moses Herman Cone

29 Jun 1857 – 8 Dec 1908

Industrialist, Philanthropist. Known as the "Denim King", he...

Blowing Rock, Watauga County, North Carolina, USA

Thomas Cook

22 Nov 1808 – 18 Jul 1892

Business Entrepreneur, he is most remembered for establishing the...

Leicester, Leicester Unitary Authority, Leicestershire, England

No grave photo

Jack Kent Cooke

25 Oct 1912 – 6 Apr 1997

Business Magnate. Sole owner of the NFL Washington Redskins from...

Upperville, Fauquier County, Virginia, USA

Wilbur Barry Coon

3 Apr 1870 – 13 Jul 1926

Business magnate. He was one of the most succesful shoe...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

Adolph Coors

4 Feb 1847 – 5 Jun 1929

Businessman. Beer Magnate who started the Coors Brewing Company....

Wheat Ridge, Jefferson County, Colorado, USA

Joseph M. “Joe” Coors Sr.

12 Nov 1917 – 15 Mar 2003

Businessman. Brewery magnate and leading member of the Coors...

San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA

Alvin C. Copeland

2 Feb 1944 – 23 Mar 2008

Entrepreneur. At age 18, he sold his car to open a one-man...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Austin Corbin

11 Jul 1827 – 4 Jun 1896

Businessman. Known as "Father of the Banking Industry", his First...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Errett Lobban Cord

20 Jul 1894 – 2 Jan 1974

Businessman, Industrialist, US Senator. Best known for his...

Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA

John W. Cornelius

1858 – 9 Jun 1916

Mr. Cornelius built the first theater in St. Louis that was...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Ezra Cornell

11 Jan 1807 – 9 Dec 1874

Businessman, Education Administrator, and Entrepreneur. He was...

Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA

Comer Cottrell

7 Dec 1931 – 3 Oct 2014

Entrepreneur. He was an American entrepreneur most notable for...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

Joseph Cotulla

19 Mar 1844 – 17 Aug 1923

Western Pioneer. Born in Poland, he migrated to the United States...

Cotulla, La Salle County, Texas, USA

Joshua Lionel Cowen

25 Aug 1877 – 8 Sep 1965

Businessman. He was the co-founder of the Lionel Manufacturing...

Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA

John Cornelius Crean

4 Jul 1925 – 11 Jan 2007

Philanthropist, Entrepreneur. Founded Fleetwood Enterprises...

Garden Grove, Orange County, California, USA

Edward Creighton

31 Aug 1820 – 5 Nov 1874

Edward Creighton was Nebraska's wealthiest citizen in 1862....

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA

Clair C. Criss

10 Apr 1879 – 9 Mar 1952

Doctor and founder (with his wife) of Mutual of Omaha Insurance...

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA

Mabel Leone Chambers Criss

1 May 1881 – 19 Mar 1978

Founder (with her husband) of Mutual of Omaha Insurance...

Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, USA

Charles “Chas” Crocker

16 Sep 1822 – 14 Aug 1888

Nineteenth Century businessman and railroad baron. Best known as...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

Edwin Bryant Crocker

26 Apr 1818 – 24 Jun 1875

Lawyer, Businessman. Born in Jamesville, New York, Crocker...

Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, USA

William Henry Crocker

13 Jan 1861 – 25 Sep 1937

Businessman Magnate. William Crocker founded and later became...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Edmund Crosse

31 Jan 1804 – 26 May 1862

Entrepreneur. Co-founder of Crosse & Blackwell. He met Thomas...

Harrow Weald, London Borough of Harrow, Greater London, England

Jan Crouch

14 Mar 1938 – 31 May 2016

Co-Founder of Trinity Broadcasting Network. She grew up in the...

Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA

Sophie Cubbison

16 Sep 1890 – 20 Nov 1982

Businesswoman. Long before women became regulars in the corporate...

Escondido, San Diego County, California, USA

Joseph Stephen “J.S.” Cullinan

31 Dec 1860 – 11 Mar 1937

Founder of Texaco. Joseph Cullinan was born December 31, 1860...

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA

Sir Samuel Cunard

21 Nov 1788 – 28 Apr 1865

Businessman. He was a Canadian pioneer of regular transatlantic...

West Brompton, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, Greater London, England

John Curr

Jan 1837 – 3 Sep 1918

Business magnate. Co-founder of Sibley, Lindsay & Curr, for over...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

Cyrus Hermann Kotzschmar Curtis

18 Jun 1850 – 7 Jun 1933

Newspaper Publisher. He founded in 1883 the magazine that became...

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

John Bacon Curtis

10 Oct 1827 – 13 Jun 1897

Businessman and Inventor. He began manufacturing chewing gum out...

Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA

Henry Curtner

17 Jan 1830 – 1 Nov 1916

Businessman. He arrived in California on October 20, 1852 with...

San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA

Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler

17 Mar 1834 – 6 Mar 1900

Automotive Pioneer, Engineer, Industrialist. With his lifelong...

Bad Cannstatt, Stadtkreis Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Marcus Haggin Daly

5 Dec 1841 – 12 Nov 1900

Business Tycoon. He is remembered as one of the three "Copper...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Charles Anderson Dana

8 Aug 1819 – 17 Oct 1897

Newspaper Publisher, Civil War Figure, Presidential Cabinet...

Glen Cove, Nassau County, New York, USA

Jack Daniel

5 Sep 1851 – 10 Oct 1911

Businessman. He was the founder of the Jack Daniel's Tennessee...

Lynchburg, Moore County, Tennessee, USA

Sir Edward Darcy

1543 – 28 Oct 1612

Landowner.

Knight of Dartford, Kent. Third son of Sir...

Aldgate, City of London, Greater London, England

William Dargan

28 Feb 1799 – 7 Feb 1867

Irealnd's first railway pinoeer. Worked under Telford in England...

Glasnevin, County Dublin, Ireland

Arthur Davidson

11 Feb 1881 – 30 Dec 1950

Businessman. He was one of the four original founders of the...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

Walter Davidson Sr.

30 Sep 1876 – 7 Feb 1942

Businessman. President and one of the four original founders of...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

William A. Davidson

14 Oct 1870 – 21 Apr 1937

Businessman. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, along with his family,...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

Arthur Vining Davis

30 May 1867 – 17 Nov 1962

Industrialist, Philanthropist. Born in Sharon, Massachusetts, he...

Locust Valley, Nassau County, New York, USA

George Solomon Davis

8 May 1845 – 8 Jan 1931

Businessman. He was a co-founder of Parke-Davis Pharmaceutical...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Henry Gassaway Davis

16 Nov 1823 – 11 Mar 1916

US Congressman, Businessman. Although he would ultimately become...

Elkins, Randolph County, West Virginia, USA

Theodore Montgomery Davis

7 May 1838 – 23 Feb 1915

Lawyer and Businessman. He is best known for his excavations in...

Newport, Newport County, Rhode Island, USA

Henri de Gorge

12 Feb 1774 – 24 Aug 1832

Industrialist and philanthropist. Developed model factory and...

Boussu, Arrondissement de Mons, Hainaut, Belgium

No grave photo

Ignacio de la Torre y Mier

25 Jul 1866 – 1 Apr 1918

Bussinesman, Politician. José Ignacio Mariano Santiago Joaquín...

Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA

No grave photo

Gaspard-Pierre-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière

5 Feb 1798 – 8 Jun 1865

French Businessman and Amateur Daguerreotypist. He is remembered...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

Cosimo De Medici

27 Sep 1389 – 1 Aug 1464

Italian Statesman. He was the founder of the Medici political...

Florence, Città Metropolitana di Firenze, Toscana, Italy

Alfred Charles de Rothschild

20 Jul 1842 – 31 Jan 1918

Bank of England Director. He served in this position from 1868...

Willesden, London Borough of Brent, Greater London, England

No grave photo

Guy De Rothschild

21 May 1909 – 12 Jun 2007

Fiancier. Born Edouard Alphonse Paul Guy de Rothschild in Paris,...

Touques, Departement du Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France

George Bannerman Dealey

18 Sep 1859 – 26 Feb 1946

Businessman. In 1870, his family immigrated to America and...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

No grave photo

Jimmy Dean

10 Aug 1928 – 13 Jun 2010

Singer, Actor, Entrepreneur. Born the son of Ruth Taylor and...

Varina, Henrico County, Virginia, USA

John Deere

7 Feb 1804 – 17 May 1886

Inventor, Industrialist. He is best known for founding the yard,...

Moline, Rock Island County, Illinois, USA

Everette Lee DeGolyer

9 Oct 1886 – 14 Dec 1956

Petroleum Geologist. He was a prominent oilman, known as the...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

George Thomas Delacorte Jr.

20 Jun 1893 – 4 May 1991

Founder of Dell Publishing, Philanthropist. He was born in...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Louis Delage

22 Mar 1874 – 14 Dec 1947

Manufacturer, Automotive Pioneer. He founded the Delage...

Le Pecq, Departement des Yvelines, Île-de-France, France

John Zachary DeLorean

6 Jan 1925 – 19 Mar 2005

Automobile Entrepreneur. John DeLorean was one of a handful of...

Troy, Oakland County, Michigan, USA

Jim Denny

28 Feb 1911 – 27 Aug 1963

Country music talent agent and song publisher. He moved to...

Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA

Albert Blake “A.B.” Dick

16 Apr 1856 – 15 Aug 1934

Businessman. He founded the "A.B. Dick Company" in 1884, and...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Fairleigh Stanton Dickinson Sr.

22 Aug 1866 – 23 Jun 1948

Businessman. After being associated with the Saugerties...

Lyndhurst, Bergen County, New Jersey, USA

William Thomas Dillard Sr.

2 Sep 1914 – 8 Feb 2002

Businessman. Founder of the Dillard's Department Store chain. ...

Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA

Sidney Dillon

7 May 1812 – 9 Jun 1892

Industrialist. He is considered one of the United States' premier...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Roy Edward Disney

10 Jan 1930 – 16 Dec 2009

Businessman. He was a longtime senior executive for The Walt...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Roy Oliver Disney

24 Jun 1893 – 20 Dec 1971

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Walt Disney

5 Dec 1901 – 15 Dec 1966

Entertainment Magnate, Motion Pictures Pioneer. Most remembered...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Henry Disston

23 May 1819 – 16 Mar 1878

Business Magnate. Social Reformer. Orphaned at fourteen, with a...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Fitz Eugene Dixon

14 Aug 1923 – 2 Aug 2006

Philanthropist, Sports Team Owner. He was an heir to...

Whitemarsh, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Horace Elgin Dodge Sr.

17 May 1868 – 10 Dec 1920

Automobile Pioneer, Manufacturer. He, along with his older...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

John Francis Dodge

25 Oct 1864 – 14 Jan 1920

Automobile Pioneer, Manufacturer. He, along with his younger...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Mabel Dodge Luhan

26 Feb 1879 – 13 Aug 1962

Socialite. She was a Wealthy New York City, New York socialite...

Taos, Taos County, New Mexico, USA

Edward Laurence Doheny Sr.

10 Aug 1856 – 8 Sep 1935

Industrialist. Developer of the oil industry in Southern...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

James Drummond Dole

27 Sep 1877 – 20 May 1958

Businessman. Known as "The Pineapple King of Hawaii", he came to...

Makawao, Maui County, Hawaii, USA

Robert Dollar

20 Mar 1844 – 16 May 1932

Businessman. Called the "Grand Old Man of the Pacific", he was a...

San Rafael, Marin County, California, USA

Solomon Dorney

12 Aug 1831 – 10 Jun 1901

Businessman. He was the founder of "Dorney Park". In 1860 he...

Allentown, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, USA

John Thompson Dorrance Sr.

11 Nov 1873 – 21 Sep 1930

Businessman, Inventor. While working for the Campbell Soup...

Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Frank Joseph Dorsa

11 Aug 1907 – 17 Jan 1996

Inventor, Entrepreneur. A native of San Jose, Dorsa and his...

Saratoga, Santa Clara County, California, USA

Franklin Nelson Doubleday

8 Jan 1862 – 30 Jan 1934

Publisher. In 1897, together in partnership with magazine...

Locust Valley, Nassau County, New York, USA

Sir Henry Doulton

25 Jul 1820 – 18 Nov 1897

Artist, Businessman. The son of John Doulton, he joined the...

West Norwood, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England

John Dwight Doulton

17 Nov 1793 – 26 May 1873

Father of English pottery. He set up a pottery in Fulham, a small...

West Norwood, London Borough of Lambeth, Greater London, England

Charles Henry Dow

6 Nov 1851 – 4 Dec 1902

Economist, Publisher. At 21 he began a career as a newspaper...

Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA

Robert Dow

unknown – 2 May 1612

Merchant and founder of a charitable foundation.

Aldgate, City of London, Greater London, England

Daniel Drew

29 Jul 1797 – 18 Sep 1879

Businessman and financier. He worked on the family farm before...

Brewster, Putnam County, New York, USA

Anthony Joseph Drexel

13 Sep 1826 – 30 Jun 1893

Businessman. He was a banker noted for the impact on world...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

John Fairfield Dryden

7 Aug 1839 – 24 Nov 1911

Businessman, US Senator. In 1875 he founded what would become the...

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA

Thomas Coleman du Pont

11 Dec 1863 – 11 Nov 1930

U.S. Senator. He was a cousin of U.S. Senator Henry A. Du Pont,...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

August S. “Augie” Duesenberg

12 Dec 1879 – 18 Jan 1955

Auto industrialist. August Duesenberg was born at Kirchheide,...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

Frederick Samuel Duesenberg

6 Dec 1876 – 26 Jul 1932

Automobile Pioneer, Industrialist. He is remembered for designing...

Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana, USA

Benjamin Newton Duke

27 Apr 1855 – 8 Jan 1929

Businessman, Philanthropist. The older brother of

Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA

James Buchanan Duke

23 Dec 1856 – 10 Oct 1925

Tobacco Magnate. Philanthropist. At the age of twenty-eight...

Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA

Robert Graham Dun

7 Aug 1826 – 10 Nov 1900

Financier. In 1861 he opened a credit-rating firm, "R.G. Dun and...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Thomas Byrne Dunn

16 Mar 1853 – 2 Jul 1924

U.S. Congressman, Inventor. Born in Providence, Rhode Island, he...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

Robert Dunsmuir

31 Aug 1825 – 12 Apr 1889

Vancouver Island coal baron; builder of Craigdarroch Castle,...

Victoria, Capital Regional District, British Columbia, Canada

Éleuthère Irénée DuPont

24 Jun 1771 – 31 Oct 1834

Chemist, Industrialist. He was the founder of the gunpowder...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Henry Francis DuPont

27 May 1880 – 11 Apr 1969

Businessman. DuPont headed the DuPont Chemical Company from the...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

Pierre Samuel DuPont

15 Jan 1870 – 5 Apr 1954

Businessman. DuPont was President of the DuPont Chemical Company...

Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA

William Crapo Durant

8 Dec 1861 – 18 Mar 1947

Industrialist, Financier. He was the founder of the General...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Col Joseph Durfee

27 Apr 1750 – 10 Dec 1841

Revolutionary War Continental Army Officer, Industrialist. He...

Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA

No grave photo

Harley Jarvis Earl

22 Nov 1893 – 10 Apr 1969

Automotive Pioneer. Noted General Motors design chief who...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Hubert Eaton

3 Jun 1881 – 20 Sep 1966

Cemetery Pioneer, Business Executive. He is credited with...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Timothy Eaton

Mar 1834 – 31 Jan 1907

Entrepreneur. He is remembered as the founder of the T. Eaton Co....

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

No grave photo

Jack Marion Eckerd

16 May 1913 – 19 May 2004

Business Magnate. He founded Eckerd Drug Stores in 1952 with...

Brooksville, Hernando County, Florida, USA

James Edwards II

23 Nov 1906 – 26 Apr 1997

Businessman. He started a theater around Los Angeles area in...

Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA

Charles Ehlermann

22 Jan 1846 – 26 Apr 1918

Ehlermann, a manufacturer, was born in Germany. He arrived in the...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

William Lukens Elkins

2 May 1832 – 7 Nov 1903

Financier. He was a partner in the giant Standard Oil company. He...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Joseph Ellicott

1 Nov 1760 – 19 Aug 1826

Surveyor, Land Agent. Founder of Batavia, New York and Buffalo,...

Batavia, Genesee County, New York, USA

Primus Emerson

1815 – 7 Jan 1877

Primus Emerson brought boat building to the Carondolet area of...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Gunnar Engellau

11 Nov 1907 – 5 Jan 1988

Businessman. Succeeded co-founder Assar Gabrielsson as...

Göteborg, Göteborgs kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden

Roger Anthony Enrico

11 Nov 1944 – 1 Sep 2016

Businessman. Roger Enrico's leadership of Pepsi-Cola during the...

Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA

Sébastien Érard

5 Apr 1752 – 5 Aug 1831

French Entrepreneur and Inventor. Founder of the world-famous...

Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France

No grave photo

Estrid Ericson

16 Sep 1894 – 1 Dec 1981

Interior Design Figure. Founder of world famous interior design...

Hjo, Hjo kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden

No grave photo

A.L. Erlanger

4 May 1860 – 7 Mar 1930

Theatrical Producer. He was one of the six-man "Theatrical...

Ridgewood, Queens County, New York, USA

Albert Russel Erskine

24 Jan 1871 – 1 Jul 1933

Industrialist. As president of the Studebaker Corporation from...

Huntsville, Madison County, Alabama, USA

Greene Erskine

26 Oct 1797 – 20 Jan 1888

Erskine made a fortune in the import/export business. Named...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Ahmet Ertegün

31 Jul 1923 – 14 Dec 2006

Music Impresario. He was a co-founder of Atlantic Records and...

Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey

Bob Evans

30 May 1918 – 21 Jun 2007

Restaurateur. Born Robert Evans in Sugar Ridge, Ohio, he moved...

Gallipolis, Gallia County, Ohio, USA

David Cannon Evans

24 Feb 1924 – 3 Oct 1998

Computer Engineer. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, he is known as a...

Millcreek, Salt Lake County, Utah, USA

John Hoge Ewing

5 Oct 1796 – 9 Jun 1887

US Congressman. He graduated from Washington College, in 1814,...

Washington, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA

Eberhard Faber Cenotaph

6 Dec 1822 – 2 Mar 1879

Businessman. Born into a family who had been in the pencil-making...

New Dorp, Richmond County (Staten Island), New York, USA

Eberhard Faber

6 Dec 1822 – 2 Mar 1879

Businessman. Born into a family who had been in the pencil-making...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Carl Peter Fabergé

30 May 1846 – 24 Sep 1920

Jeweler. He and his company were responsible for the world renown...

Cannes, Departement des Alpes-Maritimes, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

Max Factor

15 Sep 1877 – 30 Aug 1938

Businessman, Entrepreneur. Born Maksymilian Factorowicz to...

Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Max Factor Jr.

18 Aug 1904 – 7 Jun 1996

Businessman. Son of Hollywood Make-up pioneer Max Factor, Sr. He...

Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Sidney B. Factor

14 Feb 1916 – 15 Dec 2005

Businessman. Son of Max Factor Sr., he helped build the cosmetics...

Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

James Graham Fair

3 Dec 1831 – 28 Dec 1894

US Senator and Businessman. Immigrated to the United States in...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Thaddeus Fairbanks

17 Jan 1796 – 12 Apr 1886

Inventor, Businessman. In 1823 he built a foundry in St....

Saint Johnsbury, Caledonia County, Vermont, USA

Sherman Mills Fairchild

7 Apr 1896 – 28 Mar 1971

Industrialist and inventor. Among Fairchild's inventionas are...

Oneonta, Otsego County, New York, USA

Peter Faneuil

20 Jun 1700 – 3 Mar 1743

Colonial Merchant. He was the son and nephew of wealthy French...

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA

William George Fargo

20 May 1818 – 3 Aug 1881

Financial Entrepreneur. He and

Buffalo, Erie County, New York, USA

William Stamps Farish II

23 Feb 1881 – 29 Nov 1942

Businessman. Son of William and Katherine Maude Farish and...

Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA

No grave photo

Abdol-Ali Mirza Farman Farmaian

6 Jan 1935 – 2 Feb 1973

Businnesman, Qajar Prince. Abdol-Ali Mirza Farman Farmaian was an...

Tehran, Tehran, Iran

Theodore S. Faxton

10 Jan 1784 – 30 Nov 1881

Businessman. He was a pioneer entrepreneur of stagecoach and...

Utica, Oneida County, New York, USA

Christian William Feigenspan

7 Dec 1876 – 7 Feb 1939

Businessman. He took over Newark, New Jersey's Feigenspan Brewery...

Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA

Charles Feltman

8 Nov 1841 – 20 Sep 1910

Businessman. A German immigrant, he was a catalyst in the...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Justo Fernández López

11 Nov 1914 – 17 Jun 2002

Businessman, Philanthropist. Justo Félix Fernández López was the...

Xalapa, Xalapa Municipality, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Mexico

No grave photo

Vicente Ferrara

1857 – 9 Aug 1936

Businessman. Vicente Ferrara Ferrigno arrived in America at the...

Monterrey, Monterrey Municipality, Nuevo León, Mexico

Enzo Ferrari

18 Feb 1898 – 14 Aug 1988

Businessman. He was the founder of the Ferrari automobile...

Modena, Provincia di Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Ruth Udstad Fertel

5 Feb 1927 – 16 Apr 2002

Businesswoman, Restaurateur. She was the founder of the national...

New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA

Max Feuerbacher

30 Jun 1835 – 16 May 1884

Brewmaster. He received notoriety in the 19th century as a...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Cyrus West Field

30 Nov 1819 – 12 Jul 1892

Businessman. He was an entrepreneur, most noted as a pioneer in...

Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA

Marshall Field

18 Aug 1834 – 16 Jan 1906

Businessman, Entrepreneur. He is remembered as the founder of the...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Marshall Field III

28 Sep 1893 – 8 Nov 1956

Businessman, Newspaper Publisher. He was the grandson and heir of...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Albert Fink

27 Oct 1827 – 3 Apr 1897

Civil Engineer. A railroad engineer and operator, generally...

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA

William Wood Finney

16 May 1829 – 26 Jan 1910

Pony Express Co-Founder, Civil War Confederate Army Officer. Born...

Subletts, Powhatan County, Virginia, USA

Harvey S. Firestone Jr.

20 Apr 1898 – 1 Jun 1973

Businessman. Son of the founder of the Firestone Tire and Rubber...

Columbiana, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA

Harvey Samuel Firestone

20 Dec 1868 – 7 Feb 1938

Industrialist, Inventor. He is best known for his pioneering work...

Columbiana, Columbiana County, Ohio, USA

Stuyvesant Fish

24 Jun 1851 – 10 Apr 1923

Business Magnate. Born the son of Hamilton Fish into a prominent...

Garrison, Putnam County, New York, USA

Max Fisher

15 Jul 1908 – 3 Mar 2005

Oil and real estate magnate. Presidential advisor.

Birmingham, Oakland County, Michigan, USA

James “Big Jim” Fisk

1 Apr 1835 – 7 Jan 1872

Financier. One of the most prominent bankers and money men of the...

Brattleboro, Windham County, Vermont, USA

Henry Morrison Flagler

2 Jan 1830 – 20 May 1913

Industrialist, Businessman. He was a cofounder with John D....

Saint Augustine, St. Johns County, Florida, USA

Sir John Fleet

1650 – 7 Jul 1712

Governor of the East India Company, and President of...

Battersea, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England

Charles Louis Fleischmann

3 Nov 1835 – 10 Dec 1897

Yeast Manufacturer. A native of Budapest, Hungary, he was...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

Herbert Fleishhacker

2 Nov 1872 – 2 Apr 1957

Businessman, Philanthropist. A San Francisco native,...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Friedrich Karl Flick

3 Feb 1927 – 5 Oct 2006

Industrialist. He graduated in business economics from the...

Velden am Worthersee, Villach-Land Bezirk, Carinthia (Kärnten), Austria

James Clair Flood

25 Oct 1826 – 21 Feb 1889

Silver Baron. He was a partner in the Comstock Silver Mine with...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Milton S. Florsheim

27 Jul 1868 – 22 Dec 1936

Businessman. He founded the Florsheim Shoe Company in 1892, and...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Anthony “Tony” Fokker

6 Apr 1890 – 23 Dec 1939

Pioneer Aviation Manufacturer. Anthony "Tony" Fokker was a player...

Driehuis, Velsen Municipality, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

James Athearn Folger

17 Jun 1835 – 26 Jun 1889

Businessman. Born in Nantucket, Massachusetts, the son of Samuel...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

No grave photo

Malcolm Forbes

19 Aug 1919 – 24 Feb 1990

Publishing Magnate. He was born in Brooklyn, New York City, New...

Laucala Island, Lau Province, Eastern, Fiji

Benson Ford Sr.

20 Jul 1919 – 27 Jul 1978

Second son of Edsel Bryant Ford I and Eleanor Lowthian Clay, he...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Edsel Bryant Ford

6 Nov 1893 – 26 May 1943

Ford Motor Company President. The only child of Henry Ford I and...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Henry Ford

30 Jul 1863 – 7 Apr 1947

Pioneer Industrialist. Founder of the Ford Motor Company. He...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

Henry Ford II

4 Sep 1917 – 29 Sep 1987

Businessman. An automobile magnate, he was born the first of four...

Cremated , Ashes scattered

Samuel Wesley Fordyce

7 Feb 1840 – 3 Aug 1919

Industrialist. Soon after the Civil War, Fordyce established the...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Max Foster

16 Apr 1906 – 23 Sep 1996

Businessman. He was the founder and patriarch of Foster Farms...

Hughson, Stanislaus County, California, USA

Eldridge Locke Fox

10 Jul 1936 – 21 Nov 2002

Businessman. A long-time manager and owner also former baritone...

Candler, Buncombe County, North Carolina, USA

No grave photo

John M. Fox

26 Dec 1912 – 9 Jan 2003

Businessman. He was the founder of The Minute Maid Corporation...

Winter Park, Orange County, Florida, USA

Richard Kyle Fox

12 Aug 1846 – 14 Nov 1922

Newspaper Publisher. He is considered the "Father of the...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Sir Joseph Francis

12 Mar 1801 – 10 May 1893

Founder of U. S. Life Saving Service and American Ship Wreck...

Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA

Herbert H. Franklin

1 Sep 1866 – 16 Apr 1956

Inventor, Businessman. An automotive Pioneer, in 1901 he teamed...

Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York, USA

William “1st Baron Strathalmond” Fraser

3 Nov 1888 – 1 Apr 1970

Oil magnate whose commercial acumen led to the formation of Shell...

Putney Vale, London Borough of Wandsworth, Greater London, England

John Lumsden French

10 Nov 1872 – 23 May 1903

Automobile Industry Pioneer. He formed the St. Louis Motor...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Samuel French

1821 – 1898

Publisher. He was a pioneering publisher and licenser of plays...

Hanwell, London Borough of Ealing, Greater London, England

Henry Clay Frick

19 Dec 1849 – 2 Dec 1919

Businessman. He made his fortune in the coke making business and...

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA

David Frisch

3 May 1902 – 10 Feb 1970

Restaurateur. Founder of Frisch's Big Boy Restaurants, a...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

Georgia Frontiere

21 Nov 1927 – 18 Jan 2008

Professional Football Team Owner. A former nightclub entertainer,...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Harvey Fruehauf

15 Dec 1893 – 14 Oct 1968

Businessman. Chairman of the Board for the Fruehauf Trailer...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

No grave photo

Roy August Fruehauf

1 Oct 1908 – 30 Oct 1965

Businessman. Fruehauf was Chairman of the Board for the Fruehauf...

Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, USA

No grave photo

Den Fujita

3 Mar 1926 – 21 Apr 2004

Noted Japanese Businessman. Born in Osaka Japan, while attending...

Unknown

Ginjiro Fujiwara

25 Jul 1869 – 17 Mar 1960

Businessman. He is best know for establishing the Fujihara...

Suginami-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Raita Fujiyama

13 Sep 1863 – 19 Dec 1938

Entrepeneur and business leader. He founded the "Fujiyama"...

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Tousuke Fukuzawa

25 Jun 1868 – 2 Feb 1938

Business Magnate. Founded the Daido Electric Power Company. He...

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Alfred Carl Fuller

13 Jan 1885 – 4 Dec 1973

Businessman, Entrepreneur, Philanthropist. Alfred Carl Fuller was...

Somerset, Kings County, Nova Scotia, Canada

No grave photo

Assar Gabrielsson

13 Aug 1891 – 28 May 1962

Swedish Idustrialist and co-founder of Volvo. In 1924 he teamed...

Partille, Partille kommun, Västra Götalands län, Sweden

Thomas Gaff

8 Jul 1808 – 25 Apr 1884

Industrialist, Financier. A native of Edinburgh, Scotland, he...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

No grave photo

William Maxwell Gaines

1 Mar 1922 – 2 Jun 1992

Publisher. He published comedy and parody "MAD Magazine".

Cremated , Location of ashes is unknown

John Galardi

4 Mar 1938 – 13 Apr 2013

Fast Food Entrepreneur. He was best known for being the founder...

Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA

Al Gallico

5 Jun 1920 – 15 May 2008

Music Publisher. He began his career in 1953, as general manager...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Ernest Gallo

18 Mar 1909 – 6 Mar 2007

Entrepreneur. Born the son of Assunta 'Susie' Bianco and Giuseppe...

Modesto, Stanislaus County, California, USA

Julio Gallo

21 Mar 1910 – 2 May 1993

Wine Maker. Head of Ernest and Julio Wine. Younger Brother of...

Modesto, Stanislaus County, California, USA

James Gamble

3 Apr 1803 – 29 Apr 1891

Manufacturer. Co-Founder of the Procter and Gamble Company. A...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

James Norris Gamble

9 Aug 1836 – 2 Jul 1932

Industrialist. He was the son of James Gamble, a founding partner...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

Gilbert White Ganong

22 May 1851 – 31 Oct 1917

Canadian Businessman and Politician. He was a co-founder, along...

Saint Stephen, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada

James Harvey Ganong

9 Jan 1841 – 21 Apr 1888

Businessman. He was a co-founder, along with his brother Gilbert...

Saint Stephen, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada

John Work Garrett

31 Jul 1820 – 26 Sep 1884

American banker, philanthropist, and president of the Baltimore...

Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA

Isaac Garza Garza

3 Jun 1853 – 1 May 1933

Businessman. Isaac Garza Garza was a Mexican businessman who...

Monterrey, Monterrey Municipality, Nuevo León, Mexico

No grave photo

Eugenio Garza Lagüera

18 Dec 1923 – 24 May 2008

Businessman. Eugenio Garza Lagüera was a Mexican businessman and...

Monterrey, Monterrey Municipality, Nuevo León, Mexico

Eugenio Garza Sada

11 Jan 1892 – 19 Sep 1973

Businessman. Eugenio Garza Sada was an industrialist in the city...

Monterrey, Monterrey Municipality, Nuevo León, Mexico

No grave photo

Roberto Garza Sada

9 Dec 1895 – 13 Dec 1979

Businessman. Roberto Garza Sada was a Mexican businessman and...

Monterrey, Monterrey Municipality, Nuevo León, Mexico

Octavius Decatur Gass

28 Feb 1827 – 10 Dec 1924

Businessman. Like many from the east this Ohio native contracted...

Redlands, San Bernardino County, California, USA

Paulus Gast

1841 – 6 May 1906

Paulus was founder of the Gast Wine Company, established in St....

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

John Warne Gates

18 May 1855 – 9 Aug 1911

Businessman. He started as a barbed wire salesman for...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Leandro P. Gaxiola

1877 – 23 Apr 1927

Businessman, Politician, Governor of Sonora. He was a Wells Fargo...

Hermosillo, Hermosillo Municipality, Sonora, Mexico

Stephen Geary

31 Aug 1797 – 24 Aug 1854

Highgate Cemetery Founder. Stephen Geary was a British architect...

Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

Henry George

2 Sep 1839 – 29 Oct 1897

Economist. He was the grandfather of choreographer Agnes DeMille.

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Emil Gerbeaud

22 Feb 1854 – 9 Nov 1919

Swiss-born Hungarian Confectioner, Chocolate Producer,...

Kerepesdűlő, Józsefváros, Budapest, Hungary

J. Paul Getty

15 Dec 1892 – 6 Jun 1976

Industrialist, Philanthropist, Author. He was born Jean Paul...

Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

J. Paul Getty Jr.

7 Sep 1932 – 17 Apr 2003

Philantropist. John Paul Getty Jr. was the third of five sons of...

Stokenchurch, Wycombe District, Buckinghamshire, England

Domenico Ghirardelli

21 Feb 1817 – 17 Jan 1894

Candy Maker. Ghirardelli was born in Rapallo, Italy. In 1837 he...

Oakland, Alameda County, California, USA

Amadeo Pietro “A.P.” Giannini

6 May 1870 – 3 Jun 1949

Banker. He founded the Bank of Italy, later Bank of America, now...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Walter Sherman Gifford

10 Jan 1885 – 7 May 1966

Business Executive and Diplomat. He graduated from Harvard...

Bedford, Westchester County, New York, USA

King Camp Gillette

5 Jan 1855 – 9 Jul 1932

Renowned business magnate. Founder of the Gillette Corporation.

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Earl Bell Gilmore

17 Feb 1887 – 26 Feb 1964

Entrepreneur. Earl Bell Gilmore was the son of Arthur F. Gilmore,...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Adam Gimbel

16 May 1816 – 28 Jun 1896

Founder of Gimbel's Department Stores. Gimbel arrived in American...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Bernard Feustmann Gimbel

10 Apr 1885 – 29 Sep 1966

Department Store Founder. Born to a Jewish family, he was the...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

No grave photo

Charles Gimbel

11 Sep 1861 – 9 Sep 1932

Businessman. He was the founder of the Gimbel's Department Store.

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Ellis Gimbel

9 Nov 1865 – 17 Mar 1950

Department Store Founder. Ellis Gimbel was widely known in the...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Stephen Girard

20 May 1750 – 26 Dec 1831

Financier, Businessman, Educator. He attained great wealth as a...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Sam Glazer

24 Feb 1923 – 12 Mar 2012

Businessman. Co-founder of the Mr. Coffee beverage machine. The...

Parma, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA

Francis Harrington Glidden

24 May 1832 – 25 Sep 1922

Businessman. One of the founders of the Glidden Paint Company....

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA

Francis K. Glidden

18 Jan 1855 – 14 Mar 1933

Businessman. The son of Francis H. Glidden, who founded the...

Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA

Thomas Blake Glover

6 Jun 1838 – 13 Dec 1911

Entrepreneur. Blake was a Scottish merchant who came to Japan in...

Nagasaki-shi, Nagasaki, Japan

Roberto Crispulo Goizueta

18 Nov 1931 – 18 Oct 1997

Businessman, Philanthropist. He was the Chairman, Director, and...

Sandy Springs, Fulton County, Georgia, USA

Larry Goldberg

10 Jan 1934 – 27 Jan 2003

Businessman. Owner of several pizza establishments in New York...

Independence, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

Solomon Harry “Sol” Goldberg

1867 – 5 Jun 1940

Businessman. He founded the Hump Hairpin Manufacturing Company in...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

Phillip York Goldman

17 Jul 1964 – 26 Dec 2003

Businessman, Scientist. A Silicon Valley engineer and...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Leon Shaffer Golnick

17 Oct 1913 – 25 Jan 1999

Businessman. Pioneer of syndicated automotive and financial...

Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida, USA

Samuel Gompers

27 Jan 1850 – 13 Dec 1924

Labor Leader. He was born in London and together with his family...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Julian Goodman

1 May 1922 – 2 Jul 2012

Television Executive. In 1945, he began at the NBC television...

Cremated , Location of ashes is unknown

Benjamin Franklin “B.F.” Goodrich

4 Nov 1841 – 3 Aug 1888

Businessman. He was an Army surgeon and manufacturer who began...

Jamestown, Chautauqua County, New York, USA

Sam Goody

25 Feb 1904 – 8 Aug 1991

Businessman. In the early 1940s, Sam "Goody" Gutowitz bought an...

West Babylon, Suffolk County, New York, USA

Jay Gould

27 May 1836 – 2 Dec 1892

Businessman. He was born into poverty on May 27, 1836 in Roxbury,...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Franklin Benjamin Gowen

9 Feb 1836 – 13 Dec 1889

Businessman. He learned the coal trade in Lancaster,...

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA

Helen Grace

10 Jan 1914 – 21 Dec 2002

Businesswoman. With her former husband W.T. Grace together they...

Corona del Mar, Orange County, California, USA

W.T. Grace

24 Jan 1907 – 22 Jul 1989

Founder of Helen Grace Candy. He began his career as a candy...

Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA

William Russell Grace

10 May 1832 – 21 Mar 1904

New York City Mayor, Businessman. He served two separate terms as...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Archibald Gracie

25 Jun 1755 – 11 Apr 1829

Businessman. He was a business magnate who accumulated great...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Bill Graham

8 Jan 1931 – 25 Oct 1991

Businessman. He was a pioneering music talent promotor and...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

William Thomas Grant

27 Jun 1876 – 6 Aug 1972

Businessman. He founded the W.T. Grant Department Store chain,...

Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA

Henry Graves

17 Jul 1806 – 23 Aug 1892

Printer, founded Illustrated London news.

Highgate, London Borough of Camden, Greater London, England

Malcolm E Gray

11 Sep 1867 – 7 Nov 1932

Businessman. The inventor of the five-day work week, he was the...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

Cecil Howard Green

6 Aug 1900 – 11 Apr 2003

Businessman, Scientist and Philanthropist,. He was a co-founder...

San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA

Henrietta Howland “Hetty” Robinson Green

21 Nov 1834 – 3 Jul 1916

Businesswoman. She inherited $10 million dollars, which she...

Bellows Falls, Windham County, Vermont, USA

Julien Green

6 Sep 1900 – 13 Aug 1998

Author, Playwright. He was born in Paris, France. In 1970 the...

Klagenfurt, Klagenfurt am Wörthersee Stadt, Carinthia (Kärnten), Austria

Colton Greene

7 Jul 1833 – 23 Sep 1900

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Business Magnate. Confederate...

Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA

William Augustus “Gus” Greenlee

26 Dec 1895 – 7 Jul 1952

Businessman, owner of the Pittsburgh Crawfords baseball team. ...

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA

Hank Greenspun

27 Aug 1909 – 22 Jul 1989

Newspaper Publisher, Real Estate Entrepreneur. He was a pivotal...

Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, USA

John Robert Gregg

17 Jun 1867 – 23 Feb 1948

Educator. In 1888 he perfected the Gregg Shorthand System, which...

New Canaan, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA

Ted Gregory

1 Jun 1923 – 2 Dec 2001

Businessman. Founded the internationally known Montgomery Inn...

Evendale, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

Sir Thomas Gresham

1519 – 21 Nov 1579

Businessman. Considered the greatest merchant of his day,...

Bishopsgate, City of London, Greater London, England

Henry Griesedieck

5 May 1860 – 2 Feb 1926

Henry was the general superintendent of the Independent Breweries...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Joseph Griesedieck

11 Jul 1863 – 14 Jul 1938

Griesedieck was a founder of Griesedieck Brothers Brewing...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Courtlandt Sherrington Gross

21 Nov 1904 – 15 Jul 1982

Aviation Pioneer. For 25 years (1932 to 1967) he was a leading...

Whitemarsh, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA

Robert Ellsworth Gross

11 May 1897 – 3 Sep 1961

Industrialist. Chief executive officer and chairman of the...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Jennie Grossinger

16 Jun 1892 – 20 Nov 1972

Hotel Developer. She transformed a Catskills family hotel into...

Liberty, Sullivan County, New York, USA

Dietrich Gruen

22 Feb 1847 – 10 Apr 1911

Watchmaker. A native of Osthofen, Germany, he was a pioneer of...

Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, USA

Leroy Randle Grumman

4 Jan 1895 – 4 Oct 1982

Aeronautical Engineer, Test Pilot, Industrialist. Founder of the...

Locust Valley, Nassau County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Bob Guccione

17 Dec 1930 – 20 Oct 2010

Publisher. He was the founder and publisher of the adult magazine...

Staatsburg, Dutchess County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Kathryn Keeton Guccione

17 Feb 1939 – 17 Sep 1997

Businesswoman. Raised on a farm in South Africa, she studied...

Staatsburg, Dutchess County, New York, USA

No grave photo

Benjamin Guggenheim

26 Oct 1865 – 15 Apr 1912

American businessman. A native of Philadelphia and son of mining...

Buried or Lost at Sea

Daniel Guggenheim

9 Jul 1856 – 28 Sep 1930

Business Magnate, Philanthropist. He was the second son of

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Harry F. Guggenheim

23 Aug 1890 – 22 Jan 1971

Businessman, Newspaper magnate. In 1941, Guggenheim co-founded...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Solomon Robert Guggenheim

2 Feb 1861 – 3 Nov 1949

Mining tycoon, philanthropist, art patron. He was the senior...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Arthur Guinness

28 Sep 1725 – 23 Jan 1803

Brewer. Born the son of Elizabeth Read and Richard Guinness, a...

Oughterard, County Kildare, Ireland

Etienne Guittard

8 Jun 1838 – 10 Jul 1899

Businessman. He first came to San Francisco from France to take...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Charles Gulden

23 Sep 1843 – 15 Aug 1916

Businessman. He was "The Father of American Mustard." Born to...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Charles Frederick Gunther

6 Mar 1837 – 10 Feb 1920

Businessman. He was a confectionery manufacturing magnate who...

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA

No grave photo

Horace Hagedorn

17 Mar 1915 – 31 Jan 2005

Businessman. Born in Manhattan, he was an advertising executive...

Cremated , Location of ashes is unknown

Arthur Tyson Hagen

26 Aug 1852 – 13 Jan 1917

Industrialist, Business Magnate. Founder of the American Laundry...

Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA

William “Billy” Haines

1 Jan 1900 – 26 Dec 1973

Actor. He was a popular motion picture star of the 1920s and...

Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Francis C. Hall

23 Sep 1908 – 25 Aug 1999

Businessman. He started a radio and electronics store in Orange...

Santa Ana, Orange County, California, USA

John Hall

1764 – 7 Jan 1836

Engineer and Pioneer of Tinned Iron Food Canning. He was the son...

Dartford, Dartford Borough, Kent, England

Joyce Clyde Hall

29 Aug 1891 – 29 Oct 1982

Business Magnate. Born in David City, Nebraska, son of George...

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

Erle Palmar Halliburton

22 Sep 1891 – 13 Oct 1957

Businessman. He established the New Method Oil Well Cementing...

Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA

No grave photo

Paul Hamlyn

12 Feb 1926 – 31 Aug 2001

Pubisher. Coming to Britain at age six as a refugee from Nazism,...

Golders Green, London Borough of Barnet, Greater London, England

Theodore Hamm

14 Oct 1825 – 31 Jul 1903

Businessman. Founder of the Hamm Brewing Company and Hamm's Beer....

Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, USA

Armand Hammer

21 May 1898 – 10 Dec 1990

Businessman, founder of Occidental Petroleum. Armand Hammer’s...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Laurens Hammond

11 Jan 1895 – 3 Jul 1973

Engineer, Businessman, Music Innovator. He was the founder and...

Cornwall Hollow, Litchfield County, Connecticut, USA

Ruth Mosko Handler

4 Nov 1916 – 27 Apr 2002

Businesswoman, Inventor. She is remembered for her role in...

Culver City, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Nathan Handwerker

14 Jun 1892 – 24 Mar 1974

Entrepreneur. Founder of fast food chain Nathan's Famous which...

Glendale, Queens County, New York, USA

Frank Hardart Sr.

22 Oct 1850 – 10 Dec 1918

Businessman. In 1858, his family emigrated from Bavaria to New...

Yeadon, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA

Wilbur Hardee

15 Aug 1918 – 20 Jun 2008

Entrepreneur. He founded the Hardee's restaurant chain in 1960...

Greenville, Pitt County, North Carolina, USA

Sir Edward James Harland

15 May 1831 – 24 Dec 1895

Shipbuilder, Baronet, Businessman, Politician. Co-founder of the...

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

William Sylvester Harley

29 Dec 1880 – 18 Sep 1943

Businessman. One of the four original founders of the...

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, USA

Fletcher Harper

31 Jan 1806 – 29 May 1877

Publisher. Along with his brothers James, Joseph and John, he...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

James Harper

13 Apr 1795 – 27 Mar 1869

New York City Mayor, Businessman. Along with his brothers Joseph,...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

John Harper

22 Jan 1797 – 22 Apr 1875

Publisher. Along with his brothers James, Fletcher and Joseph, he...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Joseph Wesley Harper

25 Dec 1801 – 14 Feb 1870

Publisher. Along with his brothers James, Fletcher and John, he...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

William Fisk Harrah

2 Sep 1911 – 30 Jun 1978

Founder of Harrah's Casino Hotels. Having been fascinated with...

Hailey, Blaine County, Idaho, USA

Edward Henry Harriman

20 Feb 1848 – 9 Sep 1909

Railroad Tycoon. After working in a brokerage house from the age...

Arden, Orange County, New York, USA

John Hart

1835 – 16 Mar 1867

Western Pioneer. In 1852, together with partner James Mason, John...

Vallecito, San Diego County, California, USA

George Huntington Hartford

5 Sep 1833 – 29 Aug 1917

Businessman. He was the owner of The Great Atlantic and Pacific...

Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA

William Hope “Coin” Harvey

6 Aug 1861 – 11 Feb 1936

Businessman. Known as "Coin" Harvey, he was an influential...

Monte Ne, Benton County, Arkansas, USA

Kintaro Hattori

21 Nov 1860 – 1 Mar 1934

Businessman and Clockmaker. He was one of the first and most...

Fuchu City, Fuchū-shi, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Peter Hauptmann

9 Mar 1839 – 21 Dec 1904

Businessman. Well-known St. Louis tobacconist and founder of the...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

Henry Osborne Havemeyer

18 Oct 1847 – 4 Dec 1907

Businessman. A wealthy sugar magnate, his art collection was the...

Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA

Samuel Hawken

26 Oct 1792 – 9 May 1884

Gunsmith. Born in Hagerstown, Maryland, he moved west to...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

George Hearst

3 Sep 1820 – 28 Feb 1891

Mining Tycoon, US Senator. Father of newspaper magnate

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Randolph Apperson Hearst

2 Dec 1915 – 18 Dec 2000

He was chairman of the Hearst Corporation from 1973 to 1996. He...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

William Randolph Hearst Sr.

29 Apr 1863 – 14 Aug 1951

American journalist, patron of the arts and media magnate, best...

Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA

Hugh Hefner

9 Apr 1926 – 27 Sep 2017

Publisher, Businessman. He was the founder and publisher of...

Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA

Gottlieb Heileman

6 Jan 1824 – 19 Feb 1878

Brewer. He founded the brewery that became the huge G. Heileman...

La Crosse, La Crosse County, Wisconsin, USA

Henry John Heinz

11 Oct 1844 – 14 May 1919

Business Magnate. The son of German immigrants, he was the...

Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA

No grave photo

Michael Heisley Sr.

13 Mar 1937 – 26 Apr 2014

American Businessman, Sports Team Owner. He was the majority...

Cremated , Ashes given to family or friend
No grave photo

James Held

1799 – 1855

Western Pioneer. Along with Nicklaus Schnieder, he was one of the...

Dutchtown, Cape Girardeau County, Missouri, USA

Harry B. Helmsley

4 Mar 1909 – 4 Jan 1997

Real estate billionaire. At the time of his death he owned New...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

Leona Mindy Rosenthal Helmsley

4 Jul 1920 – 20 Aug 2007

Entrepreneur. New York City hotel operator and real estate...

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

Morris Helzberg

9 Oct 1867 – 30 Jan 1922

Business Magnate. He founded the Kansas City-based Helzberg...

Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, USA

Fritz Henkel

20 Mar 1848 – 1 Mar 1930

Founder of the Henkel detergent factories (Persil).

Düsseldorf, Stadtkreis Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

No grave photo

Michal Andrzej Hernik

30 Jan 1975 – 6 Jan 2015

Professional Motorcycle Racer, Entrepreneur. He received...

Kraków, Miasto Kraków, Małopolskie, Poland

Theodore Herold

22 Mar 1863 – 14 Nov 1907

The son of merchant, manufacturer & vessel-owner Ferdinand...

Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA

James Stauffer Herr

6 Aug 1924 – 5 Apr 2012

Businessman. As founder of Herr Foods Incorporated, he emerged as...

Nottingham, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA

Milton Snavely Hershey

13 Sep 1857 – 13 Oct 1945

Businessman. He founded the Hershey Company confection...

Hershey, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA

Iwan David Herstatt

16 Dec 1913 – 9 Jun 1995

Banker. The Herstatt bank went bankrupt in 1974 which caused...

Cologne, Stadtkreis Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

John Daniel Hertz

10 Apr 1879 – 8 Oct 1961

Business Magnate. Born Sandor Herz on April 10, 1879. When he was...

Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA

Leon Hess

14 Mar 1914 – 7 May 1999

Professional Football Team Owner. An oil tycoon and owner of the...

Woodbridge, Middlesex County, New Jersey, USA

Gilbert Heublein

28 Dec 1849 – 21 Mar 1937

Business Magnate. Born in Germany, he is credited with...

Hartford, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA

William Hewitt

15 May 1875 – 8 Sep 1966

Businessman, Hockey Pioneer and Innovator. Hewitt served as the...

Toronto, Toronto Municipality, Ontario, Canada

William Reddington Hewlett

20 May 1913 – 12 Jan 2001

Co-founder with David Packard of the Hewlett-Packard Company. He...

San Jose, Santa Clara County, California, USA

David Higgins

6 Jul 1827 – 21 Nov 1903

Newspaper Publisher. He was the owner and publisher of Seattle's...

Seattle, King County, Washington, USA

Pattillo Higgins

5 Dec 1863 – 5 Jun 1955

Business Magnate. He was a Texas oil pioneer known as “The...

San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA

George Washington Hill

22 Oct 1884 – 13 Sep 1946

Businessman. He introduced the Lucky Strike Brand of cigarettes.

Sleepy Hollow, Westchester County, New York, USA

James Jerome Hill

16 Sep 1838 – 29 May 1916

Railroad Pioneer. Born in Ontario, Canada, he was the chief...

Mendota Heights, Dakota County, Minnesota, USA

Napoleon Hill

26 Oct 1883 – 8 Nov 1970

Author. Born in Pound, Virginia, his mother died when he was very...

Gaffney, Cherokee County, South Carolina, USA

Samuel Hill

12 Nov 1800 – 14 Nov 1857

Frontiersman. In 1835 he built the only full two-story log home...

Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois, USA

No grave photo

Barron Hilton

23 Oct 1927 – 19 Sep 2019

Businessman, Professional Football Team Owner. The son of iconic...

Cremated , Ashes scattered at sea

Conrad Hilton Sr.

25 Dec 1887 – 3 Jan 1979

Businessman. He was born in New Mexico Territory to Augustus and...

Dallas, Dallas County, Texas, USA

Duncan Hines

26 Mar 1880 – 15 Mar 1959

Businessman. He originally started out writing hospitality books...

Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky, USA

Tomiji Hirano

4 Oct 1846 – 3 Dec 1892

Hirano was a trusted pupil of Shozo Motoki, "The Gutenberg of...

Taitō-ku, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan

Phineas Warren Hitchcock

30 Nov 1831 – 10 Jul 1881