Morris Ketchum Jesup

  • American

Morris Ketchum Jesup (1830-1908) was an American financier, philanthropist and the president of the American Museum of Natural History, New York City. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Member Jekyll Island Club 1888 1908

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1830/06/21 Morris K Jesup is born in Westport, Connecticut Born
1881/00/00 Morris K Jesup becomes president of the American Museum of Natural History Vocation American Museum of Natural History New York City
1901/11/08 Morris K Jesup uses a sterling silver trowel to lay the cornerstone of the Chamber of Commerce Building, saying "I now declare the stone laid" Dignitary Chamber of Commerce Building New York City
1906/01/23 Booker T Washington and others including Mark Twain, Joseph H Choate, and Robert Curtis Ogden lecture at Carnegie Hall in honor of Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee. Audience Member Carnegie Hall New York City Tuskegee Institute's Silver Jubilee
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